Little Makers: Catapult Adventures

Explore force, motion and energy while engineering a small catapult made of everyday materials.

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Make It: Lightsabers

Saturday, December 19; 1 – 2 pm, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, & 4 – 5 pm.

Prepare yourself for the next Star Wars movie by making your own lightsaber.

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Little Makers: Ball Run Fun

Explore the properties of mass, force and motion as you use cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run.

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SciPlay Summer Institute 2014

SciPlay invited 18 New York City middle school science teachers to take part in the SciPlay Summer Institute at NYSCI in August 2014. The goal was to explore the use of playground experiences to teach middle school science, such as topics on energy, simple machines, motion, and force….

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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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