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“Genevieve” Mars Rover Visits White House for First Time

Last week, NYSCI’s Mars Rover, named “Genevieve”, visited the White House as part of the first White House Maker Faire. Genevieve is one of two robotic rovers that are used in our Search for Life Beyond Earth exhibition. The rovers were built by the Beatty sisters–Camille…

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MASTER Program

Fifteen teaching residents were tinkering at Design Lab today as part of a program called MASTER – Math and Science Teacher Residency Program. MASTER is a collaboration between NYSCI, Hunter College, and New Visions for Public Schools and is funded by the National Science Foundation….

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SciPlay Physics Noticing Tools: what you need to know

The SciPlay Physics Noticing Tools allow kids to notice the physics in their everyday life. The tools were designed for students and teachers in NYC to learn more about middle school physics. First, kids capture video of themselves in a performance, sport, play activity, or…

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Essential Skills for Citizen Scientists

April 12 from noon – 4 pm. Showcase of Tools: Learn different skills to participate in citizen science projects. 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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Science Workshops for Young 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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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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Science Workshops for Young 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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Register Now – Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Learn how to integrate hands-on STEM activities and literacy strategies into your science classroom with this free professional development program for middle school teachers. Apply by February 9.

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Engineering Day

Learn about civil engineering through interactive games, construction challenges, and hands-on activities. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Explainer TV

A project under the Friedman Center, Explainer TV engages high school and college students in digital video production that highlights science, NYSCI and our Explainers. These associate producers learn how to create short videos – including storyboarding, scriptwriting, interviewing, lighting, shooting, editing and social media…

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The Science Career Ladder: 1986 – 2010

Download Report   This report documents the development and dissemination of the Science Career Ladder (SCL), the signature program of NYSCI. Its intent is to inform other museums interested in starting or enhancing their own Explainer programs, and to add to knowledge in the informal…

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Meet Author Christy Hale

Meet Christy Hale, author and illustrator of Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. Recommended for ages 4–10. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Middle School STEM: Inquiry, Engagement, Discovery

Integrate hands-on STEM based activities into your classroom curriculum with this professional development program for middle school teachers.

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Making Meaning Symposium at NYSCI

The 2012 Making Meaning Symposium As the host site for World Maker Faire, NYSCI has been convening national leaders in conversations about learning and engagement as they relate to young people’s passions about making. The first two conferences, funded by Time Warner Cable, the National…

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SparkTruck: Food-for-Thought

Learn to use 3D printers, laser cutters and LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics toolkits at the SparkTruck.

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Interactive Online Workshop Inquiries

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Science Coach

NYSCI’s Science Coach program includes mentoring, assistance with curriculum development, science lab support, and educational resources.

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STEM Institutes

STEM Institutes are offered as full-day, half-day, or multiple day programs that can be customized to meet your requirements.

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Teachers TryScience

Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers that provides free and engaging lessons, teaching strategies and resources.

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