Engineering Week kicks off with Civil Engineering Day on Monday, February 19, with activities and tables run by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Engineering Week continues February 20 – 23 with a focus on robotics and talks by different engineers and professionals in the robotics field, along with activities and challenges to put those ideas into practice in NYSCI’s Design Lab.
Free with NYSCI admission.
2/19 Monday, 12 – 4 pm
2/20 Tuesday, 12 – 4 pm
2/21 Wednesday, 12 – 4 pm
2/22 Thursday, 12 – 4 pm
Jupiter Joe’s Sidewalk Astronomy is focused on cultivating an interest in astronomy through the usage of the most advanced tools available. From computerized telescopes, robotics and VR integration we bring you the best astronomy outreach available.
2/23 Friday 12 – 4 pm
FIRST Robotics Team 1796 RoboTigers- FIRST Team 1796 RoboTigers is a high school robotics team that builds competitive robots and promotes STEAM within their community. The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
2/24 Saturday 3 – 5 pm
Editing Our Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome
Join scientists in a discussion on the many questions surrounding the possibility of editing the human genome. Should it be regulated? Should it be banned? Who should make these decisions?
Participants must be age 16 or older to attend this discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. NYSCI entry is free with event registration.