Explainer Spotlight: Ema Araya

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Explainer Spotlight: Ema Araya

Ema knew from the start that working in a science museum was the right decision. She has always been interested in science and is currently majoring in biology. But in spite of the advanced science courses she had been exposed to, Ema soon realized just…

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Explaining Science: An Intro to the Science Career Ladder

The New York Hall of Science’s signature education program, the Science Career Ladder, is a model for teacher preparation.

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Explainer Trainee

The Science Career Ladder is an innovative education and employment program open to high school and college students. While in the program, students are trained to interact at hands-on exhibits, perform science demonstrations, and help facilitate educational programs and workshops. In the process, participants acquire…

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Teachers TryScience THINK Workshop

Increase student critical thinking in this one-day workshop for educators who teach grades 7 – 12. The workshop will be held at NYSCI on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9 am – 3 pm. Each participant will receive a $135 stipend. Apply now! What You Will Learn:…

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After School Science Resources for Educators

NYSCI provides training for after school educators on the AfterSchool Kidzscience kit.

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Target Field Trips: Reading Writing & Inquiry

The New York Hall of Science in partnership with Target will provide free field trips to third and fourth grade students who attend Title 1 New York City Public Schools. Students will receive a Science Journal that will be used to record their observations at…

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers that provides free and engaging lessons, teaching strategies and resources.

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Sports Challenge

Test your skills in a variety of sports and learn the vital role that science plays in sports.

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Science Outreach

Can’t come to us? We can come to you! Enrich your classroom and after-school programming by incorporating hands-on science activities performed by NYSCI Instructors. Each outreach session is designed to provide an interactive age-appropriate science experience that meets the New York City Science Scope and…

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Seeing the Light

Explore the sense of sight and learn how humans see and perceive color and light.

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Science Playground

Explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines.

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Mathematica

Through a combination of hands-on activities and dynamic models, explore how math has impacted our world.

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Explore the science of spaceflight in this nine-hold mini golf course.

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Wild Minds — What Animals Really Think

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Over decades, researchers have documented these talents in different animal species, observing behavior…

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Discover the ancestors of the kiwi bird and evidence for how evolution works.

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Rocket Park

Discover some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race.

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Search for Life Beyond Earth

Discover what scientists have learned about life in extreme environments on Earth and how this suggests what kind of life we look for in our Solar System and beyond.

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Feedback Exhibition

Today, we carry around incredibly complex devices in our bags, travel in ever more sophisticated vehicles, and hear talk about artificial intelligence. Each of these has a simple idea in common—mechanical feedback—when a system provides information about the way it is running that allows for…

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Connections

Explore the similarities and differences among different kinds of networks.

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Library Collection Catalog

Take a look at our full online collection catalog. NYSCI members may reserve and renew their materials through this catalog. Happy browsing!

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