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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience, a web site for teachers, provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share…

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Sports Challenge

The Sports Challenge invites visitors to test their skills in a variety of sports including baseball, rock climbing, drag racing, and surfing—all the while communicating the vital roles that physics, physiology, and materials science play in the sports’ world. A series of individual stations give…

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Outreach Lesson Modeling

Can’t come to us? We can come to you! Enrich your classroom and after-school programming by incorporating hands-on science activities performed by NYSCI Instructors. Each outreach session is designed to provide an interactive age-appropriate science experience that meets the New York City Science Scope and…

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Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light invites visitors to explore the sense of sight, learning how humans see and perceive color and light, and how what we think we see often may not be what is actually there. In this exhibition, users will discover how the eye works…

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Science Playground

Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm; weather permitting Through dozens of playground elements like slides, seesaws, sand pits, and fog machines, visitors of all ages and abilities can explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight…

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Mathematica

Mathematics has been called the “Queen of the Sciences” for it’s intrinsic beauty and because it has mothered a host of other sciences and disciplines. Designed for IBM in 1961 by world-renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, Mathematica is the first interactive exhibition devoted to…

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Hours (weather permitting): September – December: Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm (closed Sunday, October 5) April – June: Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm July & August: Daily, 9:30 am – 5 pm Rocket Park Mini Golf reveals that the same laws of motion…

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Wild Minds — What Animals Really Think

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Over decades, researchers have documented these talents in different animal species, observing behavior…

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Available for rent, Charlie and Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure offers an engaging story, exhibits and activities that introduce visitors to the basics of evolution, seen through the eyes of Charlie, a young boy who is writing a report about his favorite bird—the kiwi. Join Charlie as…

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Rocket Park

Visitors get a rare chance to explore some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race. These vehicles were state-of-the-art space exploring machines at the time of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, which was held on the site of NYSCI. Back…

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Search for Life Beyond Earth

On Earth, wherever there is life, there is water. Are there other places in our solar system that might contain water and perhaps life? Discover what scientists have learned about life in extreme environments on Earth and how this suggests what kind of life we…

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Connections

Over the past decade scientists in different fields have been using the paradigm of networks to understand a broad range of physical, biological, social, and communications systems. Through a mix of technology and art, our exhibition explores the fundamental structures of networks, providing visitors with…

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Gingerbread House Workshop

Make your own gingerbread house under the guidance of GingerBread Lane creator Jon Lovitch. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Farmers Market 2.0

Learn about the food we eat and the ways to preserve, prepare and plant them. Free with NYSCI admission.

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ReMake the Holidays

Bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season. Most activities are free with NYSCI admission; some activities require an additional fee.

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GingerBread Lane House Giveaway

Help us close out GingerBread Lane by taking a piece of it home with you. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Little Makers: In Stitches

Join us for a colorful intro to the patterns and practices of sewing. Recommended for ages 18 months and older.

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Night Games

Use instruments and your physical presence to trigger musical events on the dance floor.

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Portable Lab Training

Educators are expected to provide hands-on lessons, yet many of New York City’s classrooms are not equipped with the tools to teach these activities. NYSCI has four different kits that cover a range of topics. Each kit contains equipment and expendable materials for a class…

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Virtual Visit Guide

The following is a Virtual Visit guideline to help ensure that the program is of the highest quality possible. Review these suggestions and share them with your students prior to the day of your scheduled Virtual Visit.   What to do prior to a Virtual…

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