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Junior Cafe Scientifique
March 18, 2017 @ 09:30 - 11:00Free
Lt. Matthew M. Sandretto, an aviator, weapons, and tactics instructor with the U.S. Navy, will lead a discussion aimed at middle school students about the science of flight from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse.
Aircraft of all types – unmanned drones, fighter jets, helicopters – make use of the forces of flight in different ways in order to achieve flight. Sandretto, a Navy pilot, will explain the scientific principles that make flight possible and why they are of critical importance to the modern military. He will also speak about his experiences as a naval aviator.
Junior Café Scientifique is sponsored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY), and usually held on the third Saturday of the month during the school year at the MOST. A light breakfast is provided. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. The event is free, but TACNY asks that you RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. After the event, participants are welcome to explore the museum at half-price: $6 for adults and $5 for children 2-11