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Family Science Adventure: Kinder Chrome

Brighten up NYSCI with colorful paints, lights and circuits! Discover the exciting world of color and light and experiment, observe and create with a wide variety of materials from natural dyes to electronics.

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Project! World’s Fair

We invite you to leave the kids behind and come out for a night illuminated by images of the past, present and future, inspired by the Fair, and experience the NYSCI of today against a backdrop of rockets and large-scale artist projections and installations on, in and around NYSCI’s building and exhibits.

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Make It: Wood Block World’s Fair

Visitors celebrate the 50th anniversary of NYSCI and the 1964 World’s Fair by rebuilding and reimagining the World’s Fair. Using wood blocks and hot glue, participants will recreate the fantastical architecture of the World’s Fair and envision new structures for our future.

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Make It: Wood Block World’s Fair

Visitors celebrate the 50th anniversary of NYSCI and the 1964 World’s Fair by rebuilding and reimagining the World’s Fair. Using wood blocks and hot glue, participants will recreate the fantastical architecture of the World’s Fair and envision new structures for our future.

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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National Chemistry Day

Celebrate chemistry with NYSCI and the New York Section of the American Chemical Society.

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Rockets: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Discover the wonders of outer space as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket. Free. Workshop full; waitlist available.

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Dino Hunt: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Become a junior paleontologist and uncover the secrets left behind by dinosaurs! Learn to identify various dinosaurs and make a fossil of your very own. Free. Workshop full; waitlist is available.

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Fall into Autumn: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Create nature-inspired art and make an outdoor bird feeder for our feathery friends. Free. Workshop is full; waitlist is available.

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Little Makers: Spook-tacular Monster Making

Transform socks, buttons, fabric and everyday household materials into a spook-tacular monster to call your own.

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Little Makers: Ball Run Fun

Explore the properties of mass, force and motion as you use cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run.

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Little Makers: Sink Float Flink

Discover what sinks, floats or flinks (neither floats or sinks.) Experiment with a variety of materials and design your own boat to sail on the high seas- or in your bathtub!

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Little Makers: Paint Party

Mix up your own batch of washable paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art.

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Bouncing Around: Workshop for children with ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Explore the unique geometric shape of spheres and make your own bouncy ball to take home. Free. Workshop full; waitlist is available.

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Nerd Nite at Submerge Festival

Join us for an evening of fun-yet-smart entertainment on The Frying Pan, a boat that will be docked at Hudson River Park at Pier 66 in Manhattan. The evening will feature three marine-themed presentations, cocktails and a dry t-shirt contest (wear your best nerdy t-shirt). $10 per person.

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The Science of Justice: A Matter of Opinion?

Join a provocative discussion about the shortcomings of our criminal justice system. Among the participants is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Dwyer, author of False Conviction: Guilt, Innocence & Science, which details the shortcomings of forensics with shocking examples of justice denied. Presented by NYSCI and the World Science Festival, this special event will take place at the Benjamin Cardoza School of Law in Manhattan.

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Submerge! NYC’s Marine Science Festival

Join this daylong festival at Pier 26 in TriBeCa to get a hands-on view of ocean and marine science. Presented by NYSCI and Hudson River Park. Free.

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Open House New York

Join us for a weekend celebrating the buildings and architecture that started it all at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. As part of the 12th Annual Open House New York weekend, organized by Open House New York, we will bring the architects and designers responsible for reimagining and renovating some of the most historic and significant spaces of the museum. Free.

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Open House New York

Join us for a weekend celebrating the buildings and architecture that started it all at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. As part of the 12th Annual Open House New York weekend, organized by Open House New York, we will bring the architects and designers responsible for reimagining and renovating some of the most historic and significant spaces of the museum. Free.

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