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My Carbon Footprint

With support from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, NYSCI created My Carbon Footprint, an educational initiative designed to build awareness about climate change science. My Carbon Footprint includes a middle school and high school curriculum. The curriculums are designed to help educators integrate global climate…

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Little Makers: Dough

Measure, mix, knead and shape non-edible playdough and yummy pizza dough. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like flour,…

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Little Makers: Dough

Measure, mix, knead and shape non-edible playdough and yummy pizza dough. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like flour,…

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Little Makers: On the Move

Design, build and test your own vehicle made from recycled materials in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered…

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Little Makers: On the Move

Design, build and test your own vehicle made from recycled materials in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered…

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Rad Workshop with HTINK

Learn the basics of 3-D modeling and use a 3-D printer to design and print a skateboard park element for a finger skateboard. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $20 per project, plus NYSCI admission; $15 members. Space…

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Rad Workshop with HTINK

Learn the basics of 3-D modeling and use a 3-D printer to design and print a skateboard park element for a finger skateboard. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $20 per project, plus NYSCI admission; $15 members. Space…

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Skate Day

Design Your Own Paper Skateboard Deck from noon – 4 pm – Use stencils, air brush and taping techniques to design your ideal skateboard deck on paper boards cut to scale. Nerdby Derby from noon – 4 pm – The Nerdy Derby is a miniature…

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Skate Day

Design Your Own Paper Skateboard Deck from noon – 4 pm – Use stencils, air brush and taping techniques to design your ideal skateboard deck on paper boards cut to scale. Nerdby Derby from noon – 4 pm – The Nerdy Derby is a miniature…

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Little Makers: Bubble Trouble

April 14, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Design and make your own bubble blowing tool and use it to create colorful bubble artwork in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so…

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Little Makers: Bubble Trouble

April 14, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Design and make your own bubble blowing tool and use it to create colorful bubble artwork in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so…

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Build Cicada Detectors With WNYC

Noon, 1 & 2 pm Help track cicadas! After spending 17 years underground, baby cicadas or nymphs will emerge this year when the ground temperature reaches a steady 64 F. Build your own “cicada detector” that measures the temperature of the soil at your home….

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Build Cicada Detectors With WNYC

Noon, 1 & 2 pm Help track cicadas! After spending 17 years underground, baby cicadas or nymphs will emerge this year when the ground temperature reaches a steady 64 F. Build your own “cicada detector” that measures the temperature of the soil at your home….

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Little Makers: Butter Basics

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a batch of homemade butter in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can…

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Little Makers: Butter Basics

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a batch of homemade butter in this drop-in workshop. Allow 30 – 45 minutes to complete a Little Makers project. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can…

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

View the winning images of the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The top winning photograph went to Dr. Jennifer Peters and Dr. Michael Taylor of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for their photomicrograph The blood-brain barrier in a live zebrafish embryo. It is believed…

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Tony Hawk | Rad Science

Find out how the physics of gravity, force, velocity and balance make radical tricks possible in action sports. This new exhibition shows how a visit to a local skatepark can demonstrate important physics principles. Explore over 25 interactive experiences including: Bodacious Board Balance: Ride stationary…

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Design Zone

Find out how videogame developers, musci producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to meet their design challenges.

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The Evolution – Health Connection

Explore the role of evolution and natural selection in health, illness and prevention. Free with NYSCI admission. Over 6 million years, humans have evolved. The ways in which we evolved promoted our survival and reproduction, but not always our good health as our lifestyle changed…

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