October Waves

October Waves is a series of photographs taken each day at sunset during the October 2013 hurricane season at Rockaway Beach, Queens.

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Director of Exhibit Services

Department:  Exhibit Reports to: Executive Vice President & COO Background: Since its founding at the 1964 – 65 New York World’s Fair, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has inspired more than 7 million people — children, teachers and families — by offering creative, participatory ways…

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Exhibit Technician

Department: Exhibits Reports to: Director of Exhibits Background: The New York Hall of Science, New York City’s only hands-on science museum and host to close to a half a million visitors every year, serves the most ethnically diverse population in the country — reflecting the…

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Scenes from the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York

Next Gen Assessment Workshop

NYSCI invites experts to attend a workshop exploring how modern technologies and methods are used for assessing informal learning in museums.

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What makes you feel smart? Peggy Monahan talks Design Lab

An interview with Peggy Monahan, Exhibits Projects Creative Director at NYSCI about Design Lab.

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Design Lab Opening

Experience Design Lab, a new permanent exhibition consisting of five distinct “pods” that will allow visitors to engage in activities, experiments and challenges that provide a deeper understanding of engineering and the design process. Free with NYSCI admission.

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NySci in New York March 29, 2014.  Insider Images/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES)


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

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

May 17 – August 31, 2014 Through videos, games and displays, discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Exhibits include: Is This Thinking? – Using a large, touch screen monitor, weigh in on whether the animal behaviors you observe (via video clips) are hard-wired…

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Museum of the Future

  The NYSCI Archive: Rediscovering 50 years of stories about a science museum and its City.

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This Atomic World

This Atomic World was a lecture and demonstration exhibit produced by the Atomic Energy Commission. From the late 1940s all the way through the 1970s, This Atomic World mobile units visited schools, universities and museums across the US.  This photo is from a visit to…

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Meet an Experience Designer

It takes a lot of work – and a lot of people – to make a new museum exhibit. Peggy Monahan is one of the people behind our new Design Lab exhibition opening in June, where museum visitors can engage in activities, experiments and challenges….

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Science Playground

Explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines.

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The Works at NYSCI

A blog to document works in progress at NYSCI by Eric Siegel, Director and Chief Content Officer. GO TO BLOG

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Educator Guides

Educator guides are developed to support academic standards, and focus on important topics, skills, and activities for students of different age and classroom ranges. Each guide is Based on the New York State Elementary Science Core Curriculum and the New York City New Standards™. Each…

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