Explore light and color while experimenting with prisms, flashlights, and filters. Then, create your own sun catcher to take home.
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Explore different parts of a rocket as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket that it out of this world.
Discover how animals use innovative ways to get food, make homes and protect themselves from other creatures.
Explore real tools and materials while practicing sewing, weaving and playing with textiles. Learn the science behind hypercolor fabrics and make cool wearable art.
Explore twigs, leaves, rocks and other natural materials and transform them into new and exciting tools.
Mix and mold fun household ingredients to create a scented soap to take home.
Discover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instruments with recycled materials.
Explore household ingredients to mix up a batch of your own play dough.
Discover the craft of felting while exploring the science behind natural fibers using various tools and materials.
Explore the basics of circuitry with foil, coin batteries, and colorful LEDs.
Experiment with a variety of materials and design your own boat to sail on the high seas or in your bathtub!
Mix everyday household ingredients to make polymers like silly putty and oobleck.
Carve your own designs into foam blocks and use colorful ink to create a one-of-a-kind print.
Little Makers invites families with young children to tinker, design and create together.
A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian.
Download these helpful guides to bring along so you can enjoy NYSCI Family activities even more: Shape Hunt Look Out for Sound
Children and their grown-ups will explore the world around them through creative art projects and innovative science experiments.
A protected area where our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities.
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