Programs

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Turning Flagging Tape into Art

Beginning September 12, NYSCI will be home to artist Dick Esterle’s newest endeavor, Scattered Light, a colorful piece that plays with space, light, color and perception. Scattered Light consists of 528 26-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape, which is commonly used in…

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SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: The Brain

October 11, 2014 – March 29, 2015 View images of original art (digital images, paintings, collage, installation, sculpture, etc.), inspired or informed by various aspects of the brain and new discoveries in neuroscience. The 16th international art-sci juried exhibition is organized by Art & Science…

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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: Shrinky Dinks

Design a work of art on recycled plastic and shrink it down into an itty bitty, homemade shrinky dink. This workshop is recommended for children ages 18 months and older and will be held in the museum’s Maker Space.

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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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NYSCI Wins Pinnacle Award

NYSCI’s educational programs have been recently recognized by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for their high quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery. The Virtual Visit program has won a Pinnacle Award for the 2013-14 school year. Virtual visits…

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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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Scattered Light

Scattered Light

September 12, 2014 – September 13, 2015 Scattered Light consists of 528 25-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape hanging inside the entrance to NYSCI. Created by artist, architect and inventor Dick Esterle, the piece takes advantage of the circular shape of NYSCI’s entrance,…

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Saturn (as part of “Scale Model of the Solar System”)

June 15 – October 12, 2014 View Chris Burden’s Saturn, a metal ball bearing and integral component of “Scale Model of the Solar System,” a Queens-wide public art installation that is part of the Queens Museum’s summer exhibition Bringing the World into the World. The…

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Science at the Fairs

The role and use of science in the 1939/40 and the 1964/65 World’s Fairs were emblematic of their respective historical contexts. The representation of science at both Fairs was varied – both presented it simultaneously as rational, magical and beneficial. See photos and images of…

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Make Academy Continues to Build Creativity

Make Academy has been going on for almost a month and they have made a lot of progress. Each week focuses on workshops that encourage campers to create, design, and tinker with real tools from everyday materials. Some of the exciting activities include an in…

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Little Makers: Harvest Time Jam

Smash and stir seasonal fruit into a yummy batch of homemade jam.

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Little Makers: Cardboard Creations

Design new ways of joining cardboard pieces to transform them into cool creations.

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Little Makers: Block Printing

Carve groovy designs into foam blocks and use colorful ink to create a one-of-a-kind print.

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GROOVE Camp

Sixty girls, aged 11–14, are measuring, designing and dancing their way to healthier choices. It’s all part of NYSCI’s GROOVE program, a free camp related to health and wellness education. During the three-week camp, the girls will work together on hands-on science activities, measure their…

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Girls First Digital Studio

These young girls have worked very diligently to show that they have an amazing ability to not only design, but impress everyone with their projects. These digital designers are part of Girls First Studio and Girl Scouts NYC. They have been using the New World…

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