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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

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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Little Makers: Superhero Science

Pow! Zoom! Wham! Discover the science behind superhero powers. Design, make and build your own super gadget to ward off villains and help you save the day.

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Little Makers: Chill Out with a Fizzy Drink

Cool off this summer with a cold, refreshing citrus drink. Explore the science behind citrus fruits and invent your own fizzy drink to enjoy.

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Little Makers: Chill Out with a Fizzy Drink

Cool off this summer with a cold, refreshing citrus drink. Explore the science behind citrus fruits and invent your own fizzy drink to enjoy.

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Little Makers: Bird Nesting

Birds have unique ways of using special materials to make their homes. Explore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

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Little Makers: Bird Nesting

Birds have unique ways of using special materials to make their homes. Explore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

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Little Makers: Water Works

Splash into science as we explore the properties of water. Tinker with household materials to create a fun water wall.

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Little Makers: Water Works

Splash into science as we explore the properties of water. Tinker with household materials to create a fun water wall.

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Little Makers: Ice Cream, You Scream

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a small batch of healthy homemade ice cream.

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Little Makers: Ice Cream, You Scream

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a small batch of healthy homemade ice cream.

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