Programs

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Make it: Embroidery

Learn to embroider at this drop-in workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per adult/child pair.)

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Make it: Embroidery

Learn to embroider at this drop-in workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per adult/child pair.)

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Fall Make Academy Begins

Thirty 5th and 6th graders are gathering today at NYSCI to experiment, design, build and invent at Make Academy. The fall after-school program runs weekly until mid-December and also includes a session for 7th and 8th graders. Students will take items apart to see how…

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Family Science Adventures: Kinder Chrome

Brighten up NYSCI with colorful paints, lights and circuits! Discover the exciting world of color and light and experiment, observe and create with a wide variety of materials from natural dyes to electronics.

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Project! World’s Fair

We invite you to leave the kids behind and come out for a night illuminated by images of the past, present and future, inspired by the Fair, and experience the NYSCI of today against a backdrop of rockets and large-scale artist projections and installations on, in and around NYSCI’s building and exhibits.

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Make It: Wood Block World’s Fair

Visitors celebrate the 50th anniversary of NYSCI and the 1964 World’s Fair by rebuilding and reimagining the World’s Fair. Using wood blocks and hot glue, participants will recreate the fantastical architecture of the World’s Fair and envision new structures for our future.

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Make It: Wood Block World’s Fair

Visitors celebrate the 50th anniversary of NYSCI and the 1964 World’s Fair by rebuilding and reimagining the World’s Fair. Using wood blocks and hot glue, participants will recreate the fantastical architecture of the World’s Fair and envision new structures for our future.

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Make It: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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Make It: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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Make It: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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Make It: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

Continue reading →

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

Continue reading →

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

Continue reading →

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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 inspired or informed by the brain and neuroscience.

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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: Ball Run Fun

Explore the properties of mass, force and motion as you use cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run.

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