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

Earn money while you learn! The Science Career Ladder program allows high school and college students to have an exciting job interacting with visitors of all ages, talking about science and doing fun hands-on activities all day. Training is provided. Don’t wait. Apply today! Explainer…

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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 has partnered with The Lawrence Hall of Science and Developmental Studies Center to provide training for after school educators on the AfterSchool Kidzscience kit, a research based curriculum that engages elementary school-aged students through fun, inquiry-based science activities. The AfterSchool KidzScience kit is currently available at…

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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, a web site for teachers, provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share…

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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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