More than 200 students attended the fall kick-off event at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens to celebrate the second year of Maker Lab, a series for elementary, middle and high school students. NYSCI, in partnership with National Grid, created the Maker Lab series to increase student engagement…
Queens 2020, a new initiative to create a partnership between the museum and the communities it serves.
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.
NYSCI has been shortlisted for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.
An interview with Peggy Monahan, Exhibits Projects Creative Director at NYSCI about Design Lab.
Urban Advantage middle school Parent Coordinators to spent the day at NYSCI becoming novice rocket scientists.
The Ford Foundation highlights NYSCI’s Innovation Institute.
Watch a video about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program.
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…
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….