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NYSCI Explainers are the future of science innovation

Priya Mohabir, Director of Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists, discusses STEM opportunities for young people and NYSCI’s Science Career Ladder.

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Explainer TV

An SCL Institute initiative, Explainer TV engages Explainers in learning digital media production that highlights the Explainers, science, and NYSCI. Explainers become video producers and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) advocates as they learn video production skills. They create short videos, beginning with storyboarding, writing, interviewing, lighting,…

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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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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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