8/27/2014 9:01:21 AM

Daily Gazette: Troy museum exposes kids to nano and other fun things

Daily Gazette

TROY — Kate Cabral visited the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in Troy for the first time on Monday to expose her children to science, and to have some fun.

Cabral’s 21⁄2-year-old daughter, Emma, was fascinated with one of the museum’s first exhibits, running back to it each time Cabral attempted to move on to the next display.

“It’s cool,” a wide-eyed Emma said. “Like giant Lite-Brites!”

A few minutes later, she shuffled over to join her mom at another exhibit a few feet away. But she quickly turned back around and exclaimed, “No, I want to go play with the lights!”

The exhibits featured at the children’s museum are focused on science and technology, specifically nanotechnology. The museum is part of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany.

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