Queens Drive-In Movie Theater

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New At-Home STEM Activities

Explore all of the free, fun, digital resources NYSCI has to bring learning into the home. We add more every week!

NYSCI Needs Your Help

NYSCI needs your support to help us continue our work in preparing the STEM leaders of tomorrow.

The Science Behind The News: What Is COVID-19?

We developed a brand-new exhibition about viruses to help you make sense of the news.

Virtual Exhibit: Amazing Brains

NYSCI's first virtual art exhibit, Amazing Brains, melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains in many different ways.

Design Make Play Innovation Camps are designed to explore concepts in STEM, build problem-solving and communication skills and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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SOLD OUT! Virtual Summer Camp

Summer camp at NYSCI goes virtual!

Space in the summer camps is currently sold out. We will reopen registration if space becomes available.

Camps are self-guided, so kids can feel confident logging on and jumping right into the NYSCI camp experience, at home. Bonus: You can apply those “use-it-or-lose-it” FSA funds to these qualifying virtual camps.

Science, online.

NYSCI is a science and technology center that has over 450 exhibits, events, and workshops for all ages. While the museum is closed, check out our original digital resources for science learning at home.

Design
Design Squad Maker

Design Squad Maker is a program in partnership with WGBH Boston that introduces children and their caregivers to the engineering design process in museums, maker spaces, and at home.

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Video
DIY Video: Make Hand Sanitizer

To prevent the spread of germs, nothing can properly replace washing your hands with soap and water – but sometimes, you might not have access to a sink. Make sanitizer at home using simple ingredients.

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The Pack
The Pack – A STEM-Based Video Game

The Pack is an open-world game set in a future world where healthy ecosystems have faltered, water and food are scarce, and it’s up to you and your Pack to help fix the environment. Learn computational thinking as you help restore the world to an ecologically balanced state in this puzzle and survival game!

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Kitchen Science en Español
Ciencia Cotidiana: Diseñando un Panqueque

Con una pizca de ciencia, un toque de creatividad y mucha diversión, diseñar obras de arte con panqueques comestibles!

Descargar la Guía
Virtual Video Chat Backgrounds
NYSCI Backgrounds for Video Chat

While you can’t visit NYSCI in the real world, bring NYSCI to your virtual world with two sets of video conference backgrounds by the New York Hall of Science. Enjoy scenery from our Connected Worlds environments, or some architecture photography of our Great Hall and museum building.

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Modern science learning for the moment

 

Based on the West Nile Virus outbreak in New York, Transmissions: Gone Viral is an interactive graphic novel about viruses and superhero scientists. Click to read!

At NYSCI, we aim to create a future fueled by invention

A Community Partner.

NYSCI serves the most diverse audience of any science museum in America. We strive to make a difference in science learning, hyper-locally and globally, with our digital tools, online resources and apps.

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Community Engagement
NYSCI Neighbors

NYSCI is collaborating with the local community to build a rich ecosystem of STEM opportunities for educators, young people, & families in Queens.

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exhibits
What is the Designers-in-Residence Program?

NYSCI is seeking deep engagements with local thinkers, creators, makers, educators, artists, technicians, architects, and engineers working in and around the design community for the second year of its Designers-in-Residence (DiR) Program.

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