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Students will learn and be able to identify the seven simple machines. Participants will also learn and understand the concepts of work and force. This interactive workshop provides students with practical experience working with simple and compound machines. The program includes a museum tour in which students will also tour the museum to see how… Read more »

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The Erie Canal influenced the work, life, and culture of Western New York in many ways. This workshop will focus on how the Allan Herschell Carrousel Factory and other local industries benefited and changed with the development of the Erie Canal. Students will tour the museum to learn about the history of carrousel production and… Read more »

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The Architecture is Art program introduces students to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, NY.  The programs are both in-class and on-site at the Martin House and will engage students in cross curricular activities that include engineering, history, art and math.  The program will culminate with the Junior Docent program, where… Read more »

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In this workshop students will gain the necessary tools for thinking critically about media messages. They will view and engage in a guided discussion about a series of short videos and clips in order

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Architecture + Education is an educational program provided by the Buffalo Architecture Foundation. The program teaches NYS core curriculum subjects, such as Math, Science, History, Language Arts, Te

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A school visit to Explore & More is scheduled for 1-1/2 hours. S
chool-age students will receive a take-home passport, and experience the focused activity chosen by their teacher and related to one of

In this 90 minute tour students will learn the history and development of carrousels, including their production process, focusing on the carving, painting, and music aspects. Students will learn abou