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Little Makers: Spray Chalk

Get ready for summer fun as you make your own sidewalk spray chalk and use it to make colorful designs.

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Bug Day Recap

  Yesterday was our second annual Bug Day. We learned about beekeeping and sampled honey with Tim O’Neal of Borough Bees. We learned about cooking insects, complete with tasting, courtesy of Small Stock Foods’ David Gracer. We released ladybugs into the wild and had a meet-and-greet…

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Best Summer Ever Under the Tent

Workshops about making health and fitness easy, fun and delicious.

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Mosa Mack Premieres

A new animated show that features a young female science detective who exposes students to the thrill of learning while teaching critical and scientific thinking skills.

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BioBus

Microscope facility housed on a solar-powered 1974 transit bus.

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“Genevieve” Mars Rover Visits White House for First Time

Last week, NYSCI’s Mars Rover, named “Genevieve”, visited the White House as part of the first White House Maker Faire. Genevieve is one of two robotic rovers that are used in our Search for Life Beyond Earth exhibition. The rovers were built by the Beatty sisters–Camille…

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Remake the Holidays Fashion Scraptacular at New York Hall of Science in New York

July 26 & 27: Make it: Sew Cool Hand Sewing

Learn how to sew a sunglass case or small bag in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per child/adult pair.)

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July 5 & 6: Make It: Sew Cool Hand Sewing

Learn how to sew a sunglass case or small bag in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per child/adult pair.)

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MASTER Program

Fifteen teaching residents were tinkering at Design Lab today as part of a program called MASTER – Math and Science Teacher Residency Program. MASTER is a collaboration between NYSCI, Hunter College, and New Visions for Public Schools and is funded by the National Science Foundation….

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June 29: Little Makers: Bugged Out

Sunday, June 29 Explore the fascinating world of insect habitats. Use recycled materials to design and create a home for our crawly friends! Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership). For more information, please visit: nysci.org/little-makers This…

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June 22: Little Makers: Sensational Sand Play

Sunday, June 22 Hold it, mold it, squeeze it, pour it! Mix simple household ingredients to make a batch of moldable sand. Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership). For more information, please visit: nysci.org/little-makers This program…

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June 15: Little Makers: Seed-Studded Paper Making

Sunday, June 15 Let your imagination bloom as you discover the fun of papermaking. Transform recycled paper scraps and sprinkle seeds to sprout flowers or herbs in your garden! Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership) For…

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June 8: Little Makers: Wood Works

Sunday, June 8 Practice your woodworking skills while using real tools. Design and make a wooden creation to take home. Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership). For more information, please visit: nysci.org/little-makers This program is supported…

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Scientific Inquiry as a Time Machine

In late May, 20 high school students spent a Saturday at NYSCI conducting hands-on activities for museum visitors. Activities included a self-inflating balloon, dry ice bubbles, elephant toothpaste and more. The event was part of an apprenticeship program with ExpandEd called Scientific Inquiry as a…

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Make It: Build A Box

Learn basic woodworking skills and build a wooden box in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and older. $10 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $8 per child/adult pair.)

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Make It: Build A Box

Learn basic woodworking skills and build a wooden box in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and older. $10 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $8 per child/adult pair.)

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Family Science Adventures: Summer Time Fun!

Discover and explore classic summer activities with a science twist. Engage in exciting hands-on outdoor activities including water play, mud painting and experimenting in NYSCI’s Science Playground. Cool off indoors and invent your own flavored ice cream, mix household ingredients to make sidewalk chalk, and more….

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Summer Solstice Celebration

Celebrate the start of summer with hands-on science experiments & sensory-rich art projects designed for children ages 3-8 with ASD & their families.

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Design Lab Activities

NEW: Enhance your field trip with a Design Lab Activity Session Design Lab, a new permanent exhibition consisting of distinct “pods”, will allow students to engage in activities, experiments and challenges that provide a deeper understanding of engineering and the design process. Design Lab encourages…

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Outdoor Activities

For a list of all our outdoor activities available to school groups and Summer camp groups, click here.

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