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With New Initiative, NYSCI Envisions Queens as a Hub for Creative STEM Learning

NYSCI has launched a new initiative to create a partnership between the museum and the communities it serves most directly with the creation of Queens 2020.

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Design Thinking Online Professional Development

Design-based thinking. What is it? And how can you use design to engage your students in motivating, real world problems to master 21st century skills, while at the same time find new pathways into STEM content? During our free, four-week Design Thinking online professional development…

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VP of STEM Learning in Communities

Department: Executive Reports to: President & CEO Background: Since its founding at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has inspired millions of people—children, teachers, families– by offering creative, participatory ways to learn and encouraging people to explore their curiosity and…

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Noticing Tools Now Available in the App Store

NYSCI’s five new iPad apps will motivate students to learn fundamental math and science concepts and give teachers and parents a set of mobile resources that can inspire children’s everyday explorations in the classroom, at home, on the playground or just about anywhere else. Collectively known as Noticing Tools™, the five apps are now available in the App Store.

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Digital Media and Learning 2015 Conference

Anthony Negron, manager of digital programming at NYSCI, shares his experience at this years Digital Media and Learning Conference.

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Design-Make-Play STEM Institutes

Join us for a series of professional development courses to help you engage your students in STEM learning.

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STEM Night: Careers in Chemistry

Learn about the wide range of career opportunities available in the field of chemistry.

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Next Gen Assessment Workshop

NYSCI invites experts to attend a workshop exploring how modern technologies and methods are used for assessing informal learning in museums.

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NYSCI Receives National Medal

NYSCI has received the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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NYSCI Shortlisted for 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

NYSCI has been shortlisted for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.

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What makes you feel smart? Peggy Monahan talks Design Lab

An interview with Peggy Monahan, Exhibits Projects Creative Director at NYSCI about Design Lab.

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Urban Advantage Parent Coordinators having a blast!

Urban Advantage middle school Parent Coordinators to spent the day at NYSCI becoming novice rocket scientists.

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Ford Foundation Spotlights Our Innovation Institute

The Ford Foundation highlights NYSCI’s Innovation Institute.

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Urban Advantage Professional Development for Teachers

Watch a video about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program.

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Big Science Days

Bring NYSCI to your school or district-wide event for a Big Science Day.

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Maker Lab Series

NYSCI in partnership with National Grid has created a Maker Lab series for elementary and middle school students at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens in Richmond Hill, Queens. The Maker Lab series, led by NYSCI staff, will consist of five workshops where…

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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 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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Girls First Digital Studio

These young girls have worked very diligently to show that they have an amazing ability to not only design, but impress everyone with their projects. These digital designers are part of Girls First Studio and Girl Scouts NYC. They have been using the New World…

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