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Traffic Alert for Saturday, April 12

TRAFFIC ALERT Due to an event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park until 1 pm on Saturday, April 12, we recommend that you take mass transit or allow extra time to get to NYSCI.

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Shannon MacColl

Explainer Spotlight – Shannon MacColl

As a young girl, Shannon wanted to invent a bus-boat-plane to provide transportation for people with disabilities. At that time, she didn’t realize that design and philanthropy would be a part of her life. Now she works at the New York Hall of Science as…

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Explainer Spotlight – Todd Narasuwan

The Science Career Ladder doesn’t always take Explainers on a path to Science. In Todd’s story, working at the New York Hall of Science whipped him into shape and boosted his confidence to a level where he will succeed in any career.

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STEM Integration

To increase student learning, new reform initiatives are emphasizing connections between and among STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. But there has been little research on how best to integrate the subjects or what factors would make this approach most successful. A new report…

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New iBook: False Conviction now available

NYSCI has just produced an iBook that will change how you view the role of science in the legal system. False Conviction: Innocence, Guilt & Science focuses on real cases in which eyewitness accounts, confessions and crime lab tests led to false convictions, and where…

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Meet an Experience Designer

It takes a lot of work – and a lot of people – to make a new museum exhibit. Peggy Monahan is one of the people behind our new Design Lab exhibition opening in June, where museum visitors can engage in activities, experiments and challenges….

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Snow Day today! NYSCI is closed.

Unfortunately NYSCI will be closed between 10 am – 6 pm today due to the snowstorm. But we hope you stay safe and warm, enjoy the snow, and tomorrow we will be open again at our regular hours. How will you spend your snow day?

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Parminne Pitamber

Explainer Spotlight: Parminne Pitamber

This is the Story of Parminne Pitamber. She began working at the Hall of Science as an Explainer and fell in love with Education. Later she became a Science Coach Resident. As a Resident, she makes it possible for teachers to have hands-on science lessons…

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Caroline Placzek

Explainer Spotlight: Caroline Placzek

Caroline is a Senior Explainer at the New York Hall of Science. While working for the museum, she gained a passion for teaching. And after her weight loss, she gained passion for nutrition and healthy living. These events inspired her to pursue a career as…

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Mohsin Raza

Explainer Spotlight: Mohsin Raza

Meet Mohsin Raza a former Senior Explainer at NYSCI with his heart set at reaching new heights. His experience at NYSCI has amplified his passion for science. Where will he go next? The sky is the limit!

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Explainer Spotlight: Brittany Roopnarine

Meet Brittany Roopnarine, an Explainer at the New York Hall of Science. Although she is young, she knows that she wants to work in STEM and there should be more women in science.

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Brandan Lucas

Explainer Spotlight: Brandan Lucas

Meet Brandan Lucas. He is a Digital Learning Resident at the New York Hall of Science. He leads and develops online lessons for people and classes who can not physically enter our museum.

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The Works at NYSCI

A blog to document works in progress at NYSCI by Eric Siegel, Director and Chief Content Officer. GO TO BLOG

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The Library at NYSCI

Greetings from the Library at NYSCI! Offering a warm and welcoming environment that is conducive to learning, we invite you to stop by to peruse our collection of over 10,000 books, dvds and teacher resources. These STEM materials (science, technology, engineering and math) include science…

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Playworks at NYSCI

Little Makers blog. Showcasing the work of the youngest scientists at NYSCI. GO TO BLOG

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MakerSpace at NYSCI

New York City’s hands-on science museum gets even more hands-on at the Makerspace. Come by and make! GO TO BLOG

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Design I/O at NYSCI

Design I/O is a Brooklyn based creative studio specializing in the design and development of cutting edge, immersive, interactive installations. Design I/O is led by founders Emily Gobeille and Theodore Watson. For the next four months we will be residents at the New York Hall…

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Design Lab at NYSCI

A project of NYSCI’s Verizon Center for STEM Learning, Design Lab explores how design-based learning can give teachers new strategies for engaging all types of learners. GO TO BLOG

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