Scenes at New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York

With New Initiative, NYSCI Envisions Queens as a Hub for Creative STEM Learning

NYSCI has launched a new initiative to create a partnership between the museum and the communities it serves most directly with the creation of Queens 2020.

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NYSCI is Founding Member of Big Data Effort

NYSCI is the outreach and education partner for the Northeast Big Data Hub, working to develop new and accessible ways for citizens to engage with and learn about big data and their impact on society.

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Pre Maker Faire Pop-up in the park at New York Hall of Science

Noticing Tools™ Selected as a Science Learning Challenge Winner

NYSCI’s Noticing Tools™, a suite of five math and science apps, has been selected as a Science Learning Challenge winner by NewSchools Venture Fund.

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Con Edison’s STEM Days Out at NYSCI

More than 600 students will participate in this free program that aims to stimulate interest among children in STEM.

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Google Field Trip Day

More than 2,200 New York City students will participate in NYSCI’s free Google Field Trip Days.

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Pre Maker Faire Pop-up in the park at New York Hall of Science

Noticing Tools™ Press

Here’s what press are saying about NYSCI’s ground-breaking suite of iPad apps.

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World Maker Faire 2015 at New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York

NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire

While you’re at World Maker Faire, be sure to bring the kids to NYSCI Village. This area consists of kid-friendly activities designed by NYSCI staff, interns and partners.

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Maker Faire preview

World Maker Faire Robots

With robots that play hockey, robots that make music, and even R2-D2 robots, World Maker Faire is a robot lover’s dream.

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Maker Faire preview

The Unisphere and Coke Zero

For the first time ever, Eepybird will be performing their Coke Zero & Mentos Fountains show at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Images from the Making Meaning [M2] conference at the New York Hall of Science in New York

New NGSS-Aligned Lessons

NYSCI, working with Achieve, has created 17 exemplary classroom lessons and supporting materials that are available for free on the Teacher TryScience website.

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NYSCI Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

On August 17, NYSCI visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Opening Bell and launch Noticing Tools™.

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Designing the Future of Science Discovery

NYSCI’s inaugural design fellow who’s changing the way kids connect with science and making.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Presents the IMLS National Medal to NYSCI

Streamed live on May 18, 2015, Michelle Obama presents the IMLS National Medal award to the 10 national winners.

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NYSCI Receives National Medal

NYSCI has received the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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The Need for Design Based Learning in Science Education

Dorothy Bennett, NYSCI’s Director of Design Based Learning in Schools, talks about young people’s desire to play and be active participants in their learning experience.

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NYSCI Shortlisted for 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

NYSCI has been shortlisted for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.

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What makes you feel smart? Peggy Monahan talks Design Lab

An interview with Peggy Monahan, Exhibits Projects Creative Director at NYSCI about Design Lab.

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NYSCI makerzines now available for download

Makers are everywhere, and makerspaces can be anywhere. Download our makerzines to get inspiration.

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Life on Mars?

The evidence for life on Mars, now or in the past, continues to be elusive though evidence is tantalizing. Though we have evidence for water in the past on Mars (and water is necessary for life as we know it) no probes nor satellites nor…

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Ford Foundation Spotlights Our Innovation Institute

The Ford Foundation highlights NYSCI’s Innovation Institute.

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