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Innovation Camp: Extreme Science Spring

In this camp for grades 3 – 4, students will investigate different extreme environments and create a survival plan and design tools that will aid in their survival.

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Network Literacy document published

NYSCI, along with partners at Binghamton University, The Network Science Center at West Point, and University of Oxford, is proud to announce the publication of a groundbreaking document: Network Literacy: Essential Concepts and Core Ideas.

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Has response to Ebola in US gotten out of hand?

There is a sense of panic in some communities about how to deal with people who come to the US from West Africa, specifically counties that are experiencing the Ebola epidemic. The governors of New York and New Jersey backed off from requiring returning health…

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National Chemistry Day

Celebrate chemistry with NYSCI and the New York Section of the American Chemical Society.

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Some Good News About Ebola

Ebola has now infected about 9,000 people and killed nearly 4,500, including 263 health care workers, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday. These numbers are probably an underestimate, WHO officials said. Disease transmission is still rampant in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, although in some…

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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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NYSCI NOTICING TOOLS: Core Principles

SciPlay and Design Lab have been working hard to create a suite of apps for release in the app store to help support playful and engaging STEM learning.

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Explainer Spotlight: Justine Wu

Meet Justine Wu, a Senior Explainer at NYSci.

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50 Years of Exploration and Innovation

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair at NYSCI with hands-on activities, guest partner groups, and documentaries. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Mosa Mack Premieres

A new animated show that features a young female science detective who exposes students to the thrill of learning while teaching critical and scientific thinking skills.

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Space: 50 Years of Exploration and Innovation

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair at NYSCI with hands-on activities, guest partner groups, and documentaries. Free with NYSCI admission.

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BioBus

Microscope facility housed on a solar-powered 1974 transit bus.

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Bug Day at New York Hall of Science

Bug Day

June 28; noon – 4 pm. Meet entomologists and bee keepers, engage in insect-themed activities, and taste some bugs at this one-day event. Free with NYSCI admission.

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June 14: Land: Innovation and Exploration

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair at NYSCI with hands-on activities, guest partner groups, and documentaries. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Caroline Placzek at the White House Science Fair

On May 27, Caroline Placzek, a NYSCI Maker Space resident and former Explainer, attended the 2014 White House Science Fair. Caroline has worked at NYSCI for six years as an Explainer, and most recently as a Maker Space resident through the Science Career Ladder Institute….

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Super Cyberchase Day

Meet Harry and Digit, screen Cyberchase episodes, and engage in hands-on activities at this action-packed day. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Workshops for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hands-on science experiments and sensory-rich art projects in workshops specially designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings.

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Science and Song: A Sneak Peek of Dear Albert Einstein

Get a sneak peek of the new family musical, Dear Albert Einstein from Making Books Sing, the critically acclaimed theater for young audiences. 1 & 3 pm. Free with NYSCI admission.

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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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