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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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Remembering Dr. Alan Friedman: Einstein as Myth and Muse

Today’s featured book: Einstein as Myth and Muse by Alan J. Friedman and Carol C. Donley. Alan Friedman, the late Director of the NY Hall of Science, collaborated with Carol Donley, a literary critic, in order to assess the impact of the revolution in physical…

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Today’s featured book

Today’s featured book: I use science tools by Kelli Hicks. This book introduces young readers to various tools used in science, including microscopes, magnifying glasses, and rulers.

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New Books in the Library

Our Spring book order arrived last week. We love new books. We enjoy all aspects of new books: 1) determining the need 2) researching the titles 3) ordering them 4) anticipating their arrival 5) unpacking the boxes 6) sharing the excitement with our new librarian,…

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Despicable Me 2 in 3D

Now that Gru (Steve Carell) has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and Edith, he’s trying to figure out how to provide for his new family. As he struggles with his responsibilities as a father, the Anti-Villain League (AVL) – an organization…

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Hidden Universe

Go on an amazing journey through the universe in this 3D movie. Travel the terrain of Mars, witness huge storms erupting on the sun, and peer deep inside distant nebulas, huge clouds of gas and dust where stars are being born. Our universe is brought…

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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk in 3D

Grand Canyon Adventure: River At Risk combines exhilarating river-rafting action on America’s most iconic river and the grandeur of the Grand Canyon to tell an engaging story of how ordinary people can make a difference for our parched planet—one that is running out of clean,…

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Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

Join millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway. Weighing less than a penny, the monarch butterfly makes one of the longest migrations on Earth. Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey to the remote mountain peaks of Mexico in this…

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