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World Maker Faire 2014: Explainer TV explores NYSCI Village

Meet NYSCI Explainers and learn about some of the fun, engaging activities of NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire.

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Take the LIRR to World Maker Faire

Long Island Rail Road will be providing train service to Mets-Willets Point Station during World Maker Faire weekend. Trains will run every 30 minutes from approximately 8 am until 8 pm. The first eastbound trains leaves Penn Station at 8:18 am and arrives at Mets-Willets…

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NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire

With World Maker Faire just days away, NYSCI staff are putting the final touches on their maker projects that will be exhibited at the Faire. Stop by the Faire’s NYSCI Village (located in Rocket Park) to engage in hands-on activities and to see the imaginative…

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World Maker Faire Speaker Program

This year’s speaker line up has been announced for World Maker Faire. Joining the program are innovators and leaders of the maker movement as well as experienced makers who will share their trials and successes with Faire attendees. Program highlights include: •    Dean Kamen, entrepreneur,…

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World Maker Faire Program

The 2014 World Maker Faire Program Guide is now available! Read the Program Guide for a sneak peek at some of the makers, speakers and performances you’ll find at this year’s Faire, as well as a map of the Faire grounds. Held on September 20 and…

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Birthday Parties Booking Inquiry

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Special Events Booking Inquiry

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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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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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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 12/31/14 and take place by 12/31/15. 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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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: Fall…

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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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