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Explainer Spotlight: Ema Araya

Ema knew from the start that working in a science museum was the right decision. She has always been interested in science and is currently majoring in biology. But in spite of the advanced science courses she had been exposed to, Ema soon realized just…

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Explaining Science: An Intro to the Science Career Ladder

The New York Hall of Science’s signature education program, the Science Career Ladder, is a model for teacher preparation. The SCL recruits young men and women from across New York City and provides them with essential 21st Century skills. They work as Explainers and are…

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Explainer Trainee

Earn money while you learn! The Science Career Ladder program allows high school and college students to have an exciting job interacting with visitors of all ages, talking about science and doing fun hands-on activities all day. Training is provided. Don’t wait. Apply today! Explainer…

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Explainer Spotlight: Brandan Lucas

Meet Brandan Lucas. He is a Digital Learning Resident at the New York Hall of Science. He leads and develops online lessons for people and classes who can not physically enter our museum.

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NYSCI Explainers talk shop, the art of explaining science, museum careers and professional know-how. Subscribe for tips, tricks, videos and fun things to do with science. Share your ideas too! GO TO BLOG

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“Museums are incubators for powerful new ideas.”

“Science centers have the luxury of never having been very collections oriented and as such more naturally orient around supporting the doing of science wherever possible. In this way, I think science centers have been fairly quick to explore the affordances that technologies can bring…

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Ultimate Dragon Breeding

Can dragons get kids fired up about genetics? We found out today as SciPlay hosted the second GeniGames tournament with students from Health Opportunities High School in the Bronx and Grover Cleveland High School in Queens. Contestants were tasked with breeding dragons and overcoming various…

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Design Make Play

Design, Make, Play from NYSCI on Vimeo.

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MASTER Teacher Residency

NYSCI, New Visions, and Hunter College have partnered to help teachers prepare for the classroom by gaining some real-world experience in and out of the classroom.  Learn more here.

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