Noticing Tools Professional Development

Learn how to incorporate NYSCI’s iPad apps and supporting activities into your classroom.

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NYSCI Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

On August 17, NYSCI visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Opening Bell and launch Noticing Tools™.

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Noticing Tools Now Available in the App Store

NYSCI’s five new iPad apps will motivate students to learn fundamental math and science concepts and give teachers and parents a set of mobile resources that can inspire children’s everyday explorations in the classroom, at home, on the playground or just about anywhere else. Collectively known as Noticing Tools™, the five apps are now available in the App Store.

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Playground Physics

Playground Physics is an iPad app, which allows you to uncover and analyze the physics in what you do.

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Size Wise

Size Wise is an iPad app which allows you to explore ratios and proportions while making funny pictures that make things look wildly bigger and smaller than they really are.

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Volumize is an iPad app that lets you take 2D photos and make them 3-dimensional.

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Choreo Graph

Choreo Graph is an iPad app which allows you to explore graphs and coordinate geometry to choreograph some funny dance moves of an animated character you create.

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Fraction Mash

Fraction Mash is an iPad app which allows you to explore fractions while creating crazy photo mashups.

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SciPlay at Maker Faire 2014

On September 20 and 21, NYSCI hosted the 5th annual World Maker Faire New York, our biggest annual event. Described as the greatest show and tell show on earth, there were over 800 exhibits, presentations, and performances by Makers and over 85,000 visitors. This year…

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SciPlay Physics Noticing Tools: what you need to know

The SciPlay Physics Noticing Tools allow kids to notice the physics in their everyday life. The tools were designed for students and teachers in NYC to learn more about middle school physics. First, kids capture video of themselves in a performance, sport, play activity, or…

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Force Lens

New SciPlay App Needs Teachers

Be a part of the SciPlay Physics Noticing Tool (PNT) research. SciPlay PNT is a mobile app that will reveal the hidden physics of the playground. With a little technology, SciPlay PNT can turn typical playground activities into powerful educational tools. We’ve worked with designers…

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SciPlay Squad (Grades 6–8)

Join SciPlay Squad and become a Junior Designer in this after-school program for grades 6–8. Free; advance registration required.

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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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