World Maker Faire 2015 at New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York

NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire

While you’re at World Maker Faire, be sure to bring the kids to NYSCI Village. This area consists of kid-friendly activities designed by NYSCI staff, interns and partners.

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Maker Faire preview

World Maker Faire Robots

With robots that play hockey, robots that make music, and even R2-D2 robots, World Maker Faire is a robot lover’s dream.

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Maker Faire preview

The Unisphere and Coke Zero

For the first time ever, Eepybird will be performing their Coke Zero & Mentos Fountains show at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Images from the Making Meaning [M2] conference at the New York Hall of Science in New York

New NGSS-Aligned Lessons

NYSCI, working with Achieve, has created 17 exemplary classroom lessons and supporting materials that are available for free on the Teacher TryScience website.

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NYSCI Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

On August 17, NYSCI visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Opening Bell and launch Noticing Tools™.

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Designing the Future of Science Discovery

NYSCI’s inaugural design fellow who’s changing the way kids connect with science and making.

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Brittany R Crow Canyon

Explainer Spotlight: Brittany Roopnarine – Crow Canyon

Brittany just came back from Crow Canyon and here’s the story of her Archaeology Adventure.

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“This Is The Physics Lesson Of The Future”

Fast Company checked in with NYSCI’s Harouna Ba and Local Projects’ Jake Barton as they tested the latest prototype of our soon-to-be-available Physics app. “I think sometimes technology does a better job of showing [physics] than actually having someone talk about the concept,” Ba says….

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Spider Man at the New York Hall of Science

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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The Physicist Who Saved the Hall of Science

We launched the NYSCI Archives almost two months ago with a look back at 1966 when the Hall of Science reopened as a permanent museum following the World’s Fair. Two weeks ago, we looked back even further to 1964 and the opening of the Fair,…

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STEM Integration

To increase student learning, new reform initiatives are emphasizing connections between and among STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. But there has been little research on how best to integrate the subjects or what factors would make this approach most successful. A new report…

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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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