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World Maker Faire 2013

Makers Announced for World Maker Faire

The roster of more than 700 makers who will be at World Maker Faire on September 20 and 21 has just been announced! Popular areas of interest include personal drones, wearables, 3D printing, humanoid robots, young makers, hackerspaces and makerspaces, and much more. All makers…

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No Parking at NYSCI during the US Open

We regret to inform our members and patrons that for the duration of the US Open, August 25 – September 8, 2014, there will be no parking on the grounds of NYSCI. For directions via public transport, visit our Contact page.

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World Maker Faire in images: 2010 – 2013

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Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland in 3D

Travel to a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos archipelago. Among these fascinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation, resulting in a remarkable collection of plants and animals that have all adapted to this unique environment….

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Fifth-Annual World Maker Faire Preparations Underway

World Maker Faire is Back! Preparations underway for fifth annual festival at NYSCI. Disney returns as Presenting Sponsor SEBASTOPOL, CA — (Marketwired) — 07/22/14 — World Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) are gearing…

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World Maker Faire: Get Involved

For two days in September the northwest corner of the largest park in Queens will become the site of the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, World Maker Faire! There are many ways to get involved, whether you’re looking for volunteer experience or want to…

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World Maker Faire 2014

Buy Tickets       The fifth-annual World Maker Faire returns September 20 – 21, 2014 A festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, World Maker Faire showcases what people are making and provides a forum to learn by sharing knowledge and experience. 600 makers will exhibit…

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Celebrate Father’s Day at NYSCI with Free Admission for Dad!

Looking for a fun place to celebrate Father’s Day? Spend the special day at NYSCI and Dad will receive complimentary admission! Just print out the “Dad Card” below and present it at the ticketing desk for complimentary admission. You can also simply show it on…

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Today’s featured book: Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons

Today’s featured book Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons presented by Koo and Jon J Muth. Haiku poems about the four seasons.

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Save $100 on your next Birthday Party!

Book your next birthday party at NYSCI and SAVE $100! Mention code “Birthdays 2014” at time of booking. Subject to availability. Members save even more. Join and save $150! Party must be booked by 9/30/14 and take place by 12/31/14. Not valid on previously booked…

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Group Admissions

Pricing and Directions   Group Reservations Ph: (718) 699-0301, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, or inquire after hours.   Hours Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 5 pm Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm   Admission Pricing Admission Fees for…

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Education & Group Visit Guide

Use our Education and Group Visit Guide to help you plan a field trip to NYSCI. Learn about our various activities including our daily science demonstrations, exhibitions, outdoor activities, and programs and workshops. Download Guide

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Daily Demonstrations

NYSCI Explainers demonstrate the exciting properties of chemistry, physics, biology, and more right before your eyes during these interactive 15-minute demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to make live science demonstrations an enjoyable learning experience for all ages. Free with NYSCI admission. Demonstration Schedule:…

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Today’s Featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein

Today’s featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein. For grades 5-8. Explains the structure and function of DNA, including how heredity works, how scientists read code, and the treatment of diseases caused by genetic errors, and discusses relevant scientific

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Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine

Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine by Katherine Krohn ; illustrated by Al Milgrom. An account of Dr. Jonas Salk’s work to find a vaccine to prevent polio, a deadly disease that had been plaguing the U.S. and other countries throughout the…

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Design Lab Activities

NEW: Enhance your field trip with a Design Lab Activity Session Design Lab, a new permanent exhibition consisting of distinct “pods”, will allow students to engage in activities, experiments and challenges that provide a deeper understanding of engineering and the design process. Design Lab encourages…

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Outdoor Activities

For a list of all our outdoor activities available to school groups and Summer camp groups, click here.

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Exhibits

For a list of all exhibits on display currently on at NYSCI, click here.

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Locomotive by Brian Floca

This Caldecott medal winner details what the first passengers experienced as they traveled West on the transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869. Available now in the library.

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Today’s featured book honors Mother’s Day!

Mother Earth’s Counting Book by Andrew Clements, illustrated by Lonnie Sue Johnson. Gorgeous watercolor illustration show Mother Earth teaching children how to count using plants, animals, lakes, oceans, an continents.

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