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Year-round, hands-on learning for students in grades K-8

Welcome to the Talcott Mountain Science Center & Academy, where students in grades K-8 embark on a thrilling journey of discovery and learning! Let us nurture your child’s passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through hands-on learning in one or more of the following programs:

Talcott Mountain Academy — Where K-8 gifted and talented students thrive in a fun, challenging and supportive environment. With a full curriculum, differentiated instruction, and passionate teaching staff, students learn to ask questions, find answers, and unlock their full potential.

STEM Programs at Talcott Mountain — Encourage learning year-round with Talcott’s Summer of STEM Adventures, and Saturday & School Vacation programs for students in grades K-8. Talcott’s carefully crafted programs spark your child’s innate sense of curiosity with hands-on experiments and creative learning inspired by science and our mountaintop campus. As a result, they’re fully engaged in the learning process which helps them develop their teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Ultimately, children realize that learning is fun, and they develop a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. Learn more about upcoming programs that will empower your child to reach new heights in their academic and personal growth!

What’s happening on the mountain

πŸŒ• β€œThat's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”- Neil Armstrong. Today, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the endless possibilities of space exploration. πŸš€βœ¨ #Apollo11 #MoonLanding #SpaceQuotes #TalcottScience  #STEMeducation

πŸŒ• β€œThat`s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”- Neil Armstrong. Today, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the endless possibilities of space exploration. πŸš€βœ¨ #Apollo11 #MoonLanding #SpaceQuotes #TalcottScience #STEMeducation

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πŸ”¬βœ¨ CAMP INVENTION 2024 – ILLUMINATE! βœ¨πŸ”¬

Join us for our new program from August 12-16, designed for grades K-6. Register now for a week of exciting STEM adventures at Talcott Mountain Science Center! πŸŒŸπŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬

REGISTER HERE: https://talcottscience.org/event/camp-invention-2024-illuminate-gr-k-6/

#CampInvention #STEM #SummerLearning  #TalcottScience #STEMeducation #RegisterNow #DiscoverMore

πŸ”¬βœ¨ CAMP INVENTION 2024 – ILLUMINATE! βœ¨πŸ”¬

Join us for our new program from August 12-16, designed for grades K-6. Register now for a week of exciting STEM adventures at Talcott Mountain Science Center! πŸŒŸπŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”¬

REGISTER HERE: https://talcottscience.org/event/camp-invention-2024-illuminate-gr-k-6/

#CampInvention #STEM #SummerLearning #TalcottScience #STEMeducation #RegisterNow #DiscoverMore

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🌟 Meet our alumni-turned-scholars! πŸŽ“ This week we have four TMA alumni on campus as high school helpers -- working with students and enriching Talcott's Summer of STEM Adventures program.

πŸ”Ή Sia, 11th Grade
Assisting with: DNA Detectives, Grades 6-8
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: The Herkimer overnight trip
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Ask for help! All the students and teachers are wishing for your success and want to help.
Future Career Goals: Medical or Bioengineering field.

πŸ”Ή Ilana, 10th Grade
Assisting with: Wild Weather, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Art
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Try new things.
Future Career Goals: Become a doctor.

πŸ”Ή Oliver, 9th Grade
Assisting with: Green Engineering, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Social Studies
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Focus on doing the best YOU can, and not as good as you think you're being asked to be.
Future Career Goals: Singer or Engineer.

πŸ”Ή Rand, 9th Grade
Assisting with: 3D Printing, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Social Studies
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Have fun doing the assignments given.
Future Career Goals: Criminal Defense Lawyer.

πŸ‘ Let's thank our alumni scholars for their dedication and inspiration! πŸš€ #TalcottAlumni #Scholars  #TalcottScience #STEM #STEMeducation #SummerOfSTEM

🌟 Meet our alumni-turned-scholars! πŸŽ“ This week we have four TMA alumni on campus as high school helpers — working with students and enriching Talcott`s Summer of STEM Adventures program.

πŸ”Ή Sia, 11th Grade
Assisting with: DNA Detectives, Grades 6-8
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: The Herkimer overnight trip
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Ask for help! All the students and teachers are wishing for your success and want to help.
Future Career Goals: Medical or Bioengineering field.

πŸ”Ή Ilana, 10th Grade
Assisting with: Wild Weather, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Art
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Try new things.
Future Career Goals: Become a doctor.

πŸ”Ή Oliver, 9th Grade
Assisting with: Green Engineering, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Social Studies
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Focus on doing the best YOU can, and not as good as you think you`re being asked to be.
Future Career Goals: Singer or Engineer.

πŸ”Ή Rand, 9th Grade
Assisting with: 3D Printing, Grades 3-5
Favorite Talcott Class/Activity: Social Studies
Tip for Current Talcott Students: Have fun doing the assignments given.
Future Career Goals: Criminal Defense Lawyer.

πŸ‘ Let`s thank our alumni scholars for their dedication and inspiration! πŸš€ #TalcottAlumni #Scholars #TalcottScience #STEM #STEMeducation #SummerOfSTEM

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πŸŒ™βœ¨ Join us for Moth Night @ TMSC on July 26th from 7:30-10:00 pm! Explore the wonderful world of moths and other nighttime critters at Talcott Mountain Science Center in Avon, CT. This family-friendly event (ages 5+) celebrates National Moth Week with expert entomologists guiding you through a fascinating, yet often unseen, world on our mountaintop campus. Touch, photograph, and learn about a variety of species under special lights. Bring a headlamp or flashlight, and arrive with bug spray applied. $25 per car. SPACE IS LIMITED; register online to reserve your spot! πŸ¦‹πŸ”¦ 

REGISTER HEREπŸ‘‰: https://talcottscience.org/event/moth-night-tmsc/

#MothNight #Nature #STEM  #RegisterNow #TalcottScience #NatureExploration #DiscoverMore

πŸŒ™βœ¨ Join us for Moth Night @ TMSC on July 26th from 7:30-10:00 pm! Explore the wonderful world of moths and other nighttime critters at Talcott Mountain Science Center in Avon, CT. This family-friendly event (ages 5+) celebrates National Moth Week with expert entomologists guiding you through a fascinating, yet often unseen, world on our mountaintop campus. Touch, photograph, and learn about a variety of species under special lights. Bring a headlamp or flashlight, and arrive with bug spray applied. $25 per car. SPACE IS LIMITED; register online to reserve your spot! πŸ¦‹πŸ”¦

REGISTER HEREπŸ‘‰: https://talcottscience.org/event/moth-night-tmsc/

#MothNight #Nature #STEM #RegisterNow #TalcottScience #NatureExploration #DiscoverMore

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πŸŽ† Celebrating Independence Day with Science! πŸŽ‡

Happy 4th of July from all of us at the Talcott Mountain Science Center & Academy! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

As we celebrate our nation's birth, let's also honor our curiosity, innovation, and drive for discovery. Here at Talcott Mountain, we continue this legacy by inspiring the next generation of scientists and innovators through hands-on learning programs, and exciting projects. We're dedicated to nurturing young minds that will shape the future.

Featured in our collage are some of America's greatest innovators:

Katherine Johnson: Mathematician whose calculations were critical to NASA’s space missions.
Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer in electricity and numerous inventions.
George Washington Carver: Agricultural scientist and inventor.

Wishing you a fun and safe Independence Day! πŸŽ‰

#FourthOfJuly #IndependenceDay #ScienceCenter #STEM #Innovation #Exploration  #talcottscience  #InspiredLearning

πŸŽ† Celebrating Independence Day with Science! πŸŽ‡

Happy 4th of July from all of us at the Talcott Mountain Science Center & Academy! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

As we celebrate our nation`s birth, let`s also honor our curiosity, innovation, and drive for discovery. Here at Talcott Mountain, we continue this legacy by inspiring the next generation of scientists and innovators through hands-on learning programs, and exciting projects. We`re dedicated to nurturing young minds that will shape the future.

Featured in our collage are some of America`s greatest innovators:

Katherine Johnson: Mathematician whose calculations were critical to NASA’s space missions.
Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer in electricity and numerous inventions.
George Washington Carver: Agricultural scientist and inventor.

Wishing you a fun and safe Independence Day! πŸŽ‰

#FourthOfJuly #IndependenceDay #ScienceCenter #STEM #Innovation #Exploration #talcottscience #InspiredLearning

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