Design-Make-Play STEM Institute

Learn how an innovative pedagogical approach called Design-Make-Play can help you engage your students in STEM learning. The Design-Make- Play approach fosters problem solving and critical thinking skills with inquiry-based experiences that are student driven and lead to materials literacy, divergent solutions, meaningful reflection and…

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The Value of Systems Thinking to Climate Change Education

Understanding the complex interactions involved in a changing climate, teachers increase their own confidence in teaching about them.

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Images from the Making Meaning [M2] conference at the New York Hall of Science in New York

NGSS EQuIP-Revised Lessons

NYSCI, working with Achieve, has created 17 classroom lessons and supporting materials that are available for free on the Teacher TryScience website.

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OER Commons: (Re)Mixing in the Common Core Classroom

August 24 – 25; 9 am – 3 pm Join the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management In Education (ISKME) as they provide teachers with the opportunity to learn about a free online resource called OER Commons. This two day workshop will focus on…

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Amazing Animal Adaptations Professional Development

Learn how to incorporate playful and interactive activities that demonstrate animal adaptations across various biomes.

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Urban Advantage Parent Coordinators having a blast!

Urban Advantage middle school Parent Coordinators to spent the day at NYSCI becoming novice rocket scientists.

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Urban Advantage Professional Development for Teachers

Watch a video about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program.

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Urban Advantage Family Science Day breaks attendance records

More than 2,000 people attended the annual Urban Advantage Family Science Day.

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Hands-On Elementary Science and the Common Core

Join NYSCI for a fun-filled professional development day designed for K–5th grade teachers.

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Climate Change Communications Workshop

This workshop is designed for informal educators and community organizations, it is not open for classroom educators or the general public.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Teacher Mentorship Program

NYSCI has partnered with Queens College on a new teacher mentorship program. Experienced middle and high school science teachers will receive mentorship training and provide classroom opportunities for pre-service science teachers. Mentors will receive a $1,000 stipend for completing the program. To be eligible, teachers…

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Interactive Online Workshop Inquiries

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Professional Development Inquiries

Please note: requests for professional development or science outreaches should be made at least one month in advance. Special arrangements can be made for shorter-term notice requests, on a case by case basis.

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Science Coach

NYSCI’s Science Coach program includes mentoring, assistance with curriculum development, science lab support, and educational resources.

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STEM Institutes

STEM Institutes are offered as full-day, half-day, or multiple day programs that can be customized to meet your requirements.

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Teachers TryScience THINK Workshop

Increase student critical thinking in this one-day workshop for educators who teach grades 7 – 12. The workshop will be held at NYSCI on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9 am – 3 pm. Each participant will receive a $135 stipend. Apply now! What You Will Learn:…

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After School Science Resources for Educators

NYSCI provides training for after school educators on the AfterSchool Kidzscience kit.

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers that provides free and engaging lessons, teaching strategies and resources.

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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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