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The Polar Express

Nov. 24 & 30
Dec. 1, 7, 8 & 15

The Polar Express Pajama Parties are back at the Bristol IMAX Omnitheater! Learn more and reserve your tickets today as they sell out quickly!

DINOMANIA

Journey back in time to the exciting age of the dinosaurs with Dinomania, presented by M&T Bank! Experience Syracuse’s most immersive dinosaur exhibit before it goes extinct!

Robotics Challenge

Sat., Jan. 26

The 5th annual CNY Regional VEX IQ Robotics Challenge will be held on January 26, 2019, at the MOST. This year’s theme is Next Level.

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Teams of students in grades four through eight – with guidance from their teachers and mentors – build and program a robot using the VEX IQ robotics platform to solve an engineering challenge. VEX IQ Challenge teams work together scoring points and display their robot’s skills individually in driver controlled and autonomous Skills Challenges.

Top teams win trophies, and the top two teams will continue on to compete in the New York State finals.

VEX IQ Robotics Challenge is sponsored by: SRC, Inc., Best Buy, The Dorothy & Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, Berkshire Bank, and the Bendixen Memorial Trust.

CNY Science Fair

Sun., Mar. 31

The 40th annual CNY Science & Engineering Fair will take place on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at SRC Arena on the Onondaga Community College campus.

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The 2019 science fair is open to students in grades four through 12, comprising a junior level for fourth- through eighth-graders and a senior level for students in grades nine through 12. Teams consist of one or two students. Students from the following counties are eligible to enter the science fair: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Jefferson, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, and Tompkins.

TAP into the MOST

Fri., Apr. 12

Join us for the 15th annual TAP into the MOST, the largest beer, wine, cider, spirits and mouth-watering food tasting fundraiser of the year!

Rocket Challenge

Sat., Jun. 1

Join us for CNY Rocket Team Challenge at Skytop field on the Syracuse University campus as middle and high school students launch rockets in competition. Will their “eggstronaut” survive its wild ride into the sky?!

Dec
15
Sat
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Dec 15 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Hubble – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble takes moviegoers on an unprecedented voyage through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mystery of our celestial surroundings. Experience never-before-seen flights through the farthest reaches of the universe, and accompany spacewalking astronauts on some of the most difficult and important endeavors in NASA’s history.

In May 2009, the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched a mission to make vital repairs and upgrades to the Hubble Space Telescope, the world’s first space-based observatory, 350 miles above the Earth. On board was an IMAX camera, operated by the shuttle astronauts. It captured stunning sequences of the five intricate spacewalks required to make those repairs, as well as close-up images of the effort to grasp the orbiting telescope with the shuttle’s mechanical arm at 17,500 mph, and one unexpected problem that threatened to sabotage the entire mission.

Runtime: 45 minutes

Polar Express Pajama Party @ MOST
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Polar Express Pajama Party @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States
Start or continue your Christmas tradition at the MOST with a Polar Express Pajama Party at the MOST! Join us with your family in holiday-themed pajamas for the fun! Parties start at 5:00 p.m. with hands-on holiday activities, hot chocolate, a visit from Santa, and a 6:15 p.m. showing of The Polar Express in the Bristol IMAX Omnitheater.
Dec
16
Sun
Dinosaurs Alive! @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:40 am
Dinosaurs Alive! @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States

Narrated by Michael Douglas, Dinosaurs Alive! is a global adventure of science and discovery – featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. Audiences will journey with some of the world‘s preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendents of dinosaurs still walk (or fly) among us today!

From the exotic, trackless expanses and sand dunes of Mongolia‘s Gobi Desert to the dramatic sandstone buttes of New Mexico, the film will follow American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) paleontologists as they explore some of the greatest dinosaur finds in history. Through the magic of scientifically accurate computer-generated animation, these newly discovered creatures, and some familiar favorites, will come alive…in a big way!

The film estimates that we’ve discovered less than two percent of all the dinosaur species that once lived. For young paleontologists, the adventure is just beginning, and this film is sure to spark imaginings of what mysteries still lie buried beneath our feet.
Runtime: 40 minutes
Zoo in the Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Zoo in the Sky explores the stories, myths and legends of seasonal animal constellations! Show is suitable for young children. This show changes seasonally. Be sure to check it out year-round!

COST:

  • FREE for members; tickets are required.
  • Exhibit admission and $3 planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
Science Demonstration @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Experience science demonstrations with a MOST Science Educator every weekend! Every month will feature a different topic:

November: Density Discovery!

Why do some things float and others sink? How can one liquid float on top of another or an egg float or sink in water? Does a regular can of soda behave differently than diet soda in water? Come see for yourself with a density discovery demonstration!

December: Fun with Liquid Nitrogen!

January: Kitchen Science: Acids & Bases!

Monthly demonstration themes subject to change.

FREE with exhibit admission!

The Polar Express – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
The Polar Express - IMAX @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States

Based on Chris Van Allsburg’s 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner book of the same name, The Polar Express revolves around a boy who finds it difficult to believe in Santa as he gets older. The film takes viewers on a journey through the perspective of a boy questioning his beliefs until he takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Seeing the film in the MOST’s Bristol IMAX Omnitheater offers an immersive viewing experience, putting you into the action on a journey of self-discovery. Playing in IMAX 15/70mm film!

Focus on Hubble Planetarium Show @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Focus on Hubble explores the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the greatest instruments that has been used to examine the Universe. Find out how Hubble works and what it has taught us about our place in space! Experience breathtaking images, and gaze into the night sky when the lights are brought down with views of the stars from Earth.

Pandas: Wild at Heart – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Pandas: Wild at Heart - IMAX @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States
Narrated by Kristen Bell, Pandas follows a researcher at Chengdu Panda Base in China, whose passion leads her to initiate a new technique inspired by a black bear program in rural New Hampshire.  What starts as a cross-culture collaboration becomes a life-changing journey for an American biologist who crosses an ocean to join her; a scientist from Inner Mongolia; and a very curious female cub named Qian Qian, born in captivity. Join Qian Qian on an exciting new adventure in the mountains of Sichuan as she takes her first steps outside her protected habitat, discovering her true animal nature even as she faces the challenges of the unknown.
Runtime: 40 minutes
NASA Hubble Space Telescope Exhibit Tour @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

EVERY Sunday at 2:30pm, join a MOST Science Educator for a guided tour of the NASA Hubble Space Telescope exhibit! Learn how the Hubble telescope works as you explore the anatomy of the telescope and scale model. Discuss what Hubble has brought to us on Earth as well as its important discoveries, such as narrowing the Universe’s age range, our understanding of dark energy, and the Universe’s continued expansion! Further explore the James Webb Space Telescope and how its technology will contribute to space discoveries well into the future!

FREE with exhibit admission.

Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Hubble – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble takes moviegoers on an unprecedented voyage through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mystery of our celestial surroundings. Experience never-before-seen flights through the farthest reaches of the universe, and accompany spacewalking astronauts on some of the most difficult and important endeavors in NASA’s history.

In May 2009, the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched a mission to make vital repairs and upgrades to the Hubble Space Telescope, the world’s first space-based observatory, 350 miles above the Earth. On board was an IMAX camera, operated by the shuttle astronauts. It captured stunning sequences of the five intricate spacewalks required to make those repairs, as well as close-up images of the effort to grasp the orbiting telescope with the shuttle’s mechanical arm at 17,500 mph, and one unexpected problem that threatened to sabotage the entire mission.

Runtime: 45 minutes

Dec
19
Wed
Dinosaurs Alive! @ MOST
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:40 am
Dinosaurs Alive! @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States

Narrated by Michael Douglas, Dinosaurs Alive! is a global adventure of science and discovery – featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. Audiences will journey with some of the world‘s preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendents of dinosaurs still walk (or fly) among us today!

From the exotic, trackless expanses and sand dunes of Mongolia‘s Gobi Desert to the dramatic sandstone buttes of New Mexico, the film will follow American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) paleontologists as they explore some of the greatest dinosaur finds in history. Through the magic of scientifically accurate computer-generated animation, these newly discovered creatures, and some familiar favorites, will come alive…in a big way!

The film estimates that we’ve discovered less than two percent of all the dinosaur species that once lived. For young paleontologists, the adventure is just beginning, and this film is sure to spark imaginings of what mysteries still lie buried beneath our feet.
Runtime: 40 minutes
The Polar Express – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
The Polar Express - IMAX @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States

Based on Chris Van Allsburg’s 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner book of the same name, The Polar Express revolves around a boy who finds it difficult to believe in Santa as he gets older. The film takes viewers on a journey through the perspective of a boy questioning his beliefs until he takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Seeing the film in the MOST’s Bristol IMAX Omnitheater offers an immersive viewing experience, putting you into the action on a journey of self-discovery. Playing in IMAX 15/70mm film!

Pandas: Wild at Heart – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Pandas: Wild at Heart - IMAX @ MOST | Syracuse | New York | United States
Narrated by Kristen Bell, Pandas follows a researcher at Chengdu Panda Base in China, whose passion leads her to initiate a new technique inspired by a black bear program in rural New Hampshire.  What starts as a cross-culture collaboration becomes a life-changing journey for an American biologist who crosses an ocean to join her; a scientist from Inner Mongolia; and a very curious female cub named Qian Qian, born in captivity. Join Qian Qian on an exciting new adventure in the mountains of Sichuan as she takes her first steps outside her protected habitat, discovering her true animal nature even as she faces the challenges of the unknown.
Runtime: 40 minutes
Hubble – IMAX @ MOST
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble takes moviegoers on an unprecedented voyage through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mystery of our celestial surroundings. Experience never-before-seen flights through the farthest reaches of the universe, and accompany spacewalking astronauts on some of the most difficult and important endeavors in NASA’s history.

In May 2009, the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched a mission to make vital repairs and upgrades to the Hubble Space Telescope, the world’s first space-based observatory, 350 miles above the Earth. On board was an IMAX camera, operated by the shuttle astronauts. It captured stunning sequences of the five intricate spacewalks required to make those repairs, as well as close-up images of the effort to grasp the orbiting telescope with the shuttle’s mechanical arm at 17,500 mph, and one unexpected problem that threatened to sabotage the entire mission.

Runtime: 45 minutes

 

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