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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 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 Information Request

Are you a teacher? Student? Parent? Researcher? SciPlay has a range of projects and resources centered around play and playful STEM learning. Fill out the information request to find out more. 

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After School Science Resources for Educators

NYSCI has partnered with The Lawrence Hall of Science and Developmental Studies Center to provide training for after school educators on the AfterSchool Kidzscience kit, a research based curriculum that engages elementary school-aged students through fun, inquiry-based science activities. The AfterSchool KidzScience kit is currently available at…

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Target Field Trips: Reading Writing & Inquiry

The New York Hall of Science in partnership with Target will provide free field trips to third and fourth grade students who attend Title 1 New York City Public Schools. Students will receive a Science Journal that will be used to record their observations at…

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Recommended Reading

Science Story Time Book Collection A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian at NYSCI that feature: science concepts illustrations that can be seen clearly by a group a narrative that encourages participation enjoyable to read Most of the books…

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Teacher Resources

The Science Technology Library offers educators access to our Teacher Resource collection. We provide 1,500+ items including lesson plans, activities, curriculum standards and much more. If you would like to recommend a website for science educators, please email the link to rreitz@nysci.org ENGAGE NY http://www.engageny.org/ New York…

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Preschool Resources

Download these helpful guides to bring along so you can enjoy NYSCI Family activities even more: Shape Hunt   Look Out for Sound

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My Carbon Footprint

With support from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, NYSCI created My Carbon Footprint, an educational initiative designed to build awareness about climate change science. My Carbon Footprint includes a middle school and high school curriculum. The curriculums are designed to help educators integrate global climate…

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