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Saturday, January 26, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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Tonight's Program: See science in action! Researchers from the Infant and Child Cognition Lab at Boston College will be here 5:30pm - 7:30pm to share their current research exploring how children learn numerical concepts. Children and adults will have the opportunity to observe and participate in research through hands-on activities and games designed to help the scientists discover how children understand early math concepts. Data from your participation may even contribute to active research studies, with adult permission!
Cost: 
Free with admission

Come join in all the fun and explore the accessible Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods during this special free evening event especially for families with families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or KODA children. Your family can play, explore, experiment, and imagine together while we are closed to the general public. ASL Interpreters will be on-site to support your visit. Dinner, including a gluten-free option, is provided courtesy of Not Your Average Joe's, Acton. Thank you!

Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. 

You may want to prepare for your visit by downloading the Story Guide to Discovery Woods at and by visiting the Exhibits section of our website. Discovery Woods is open year-round, but closes at dusk.

This Especially for Me program is offered in conjunction with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program of Boston Children’s Hospital.

Funding provided by: Foundation for Metrowest, DCU for Kids, Boston Bruins Foundation, The Nathaniel and Elizabeth P. Stevens Foundation, Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, Nypro, Mass Cultural Council, and several Massachusetts Local Cultural Councils.