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Returning May 17 – 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

Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm; weather permitting Through dozens of playground elements like slides, seesaws, sand pits, and fog machines, visitors of all ages and abilities can explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight…

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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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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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