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Extreme Weather 3D

October 15, 2016 to June 30

Travel to the edge of 300-foot-tall glaciers collapsing, to the front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly, yet mesmerizing, tornadoes.

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Science Fiction, Science Future

February 4 to April 30

This temporary exhibition gives visitors a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow.

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ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology

March 1 to April 29

Pop into this temporary activity center for children located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.

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Nolan Preece: Chemigram Landscapes

March 4 to May 21

View photography by Nolan Preece, whose work uses experimental photographic processes and reflects his involvement with the environmental movement.

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Eco-Explorers Grades 3–4 & Grades 1–2

March 17

Investigate the natural world and how humans impact our environment with fun, hands on experiments. After School Science Club for Grades 3 – 4, and Grades 1 – 2.

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Tiny Giants 3D

July 1, 2016 to June 30 • 10 am – 1:20 pm

With jaw-dropping drama this pioneering film reveals the great courage and skill essential for one of our planet’s smallest creatures to succeed in a titanic battle for survival.

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Journey to Space 3D

July 1, 2016 to June 30 • 12 – 2 pm

Journey to Space is a celebration of space exploration, a tribute to international cooperation in space research, and a vision toward our near-term future beyond Earth’s orbit.

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Queens NY Camp Fair

March 17 • 10 am – 2 pm

Stop by this one-stop-resource for summer camps. More than 40 camps and summer venues which offer programs for children ages 2 – 14 will be represented at this one-day fair.

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Make It: Hand Sewing

March 17 • 1:30 – 5 pm

Sew a stuffed animal or small pillow at this hands-on workshop held in Maker Space. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. ($3 for NYSCI members.).

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Colorblock Crayon Candles

March 17 • 1:30 – 5 pm

Make multicolored candles with a modern twist, mixing and melting crayons instead of wax. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI Members: $3 per adult/child pair.)

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Make Music: Build a Thumb Piano

March 17 • 1:30 – 5 pm

Build a thumb piano at this Maker Space workshop. Also known as a kalimba or a mbira, a thumb piano is a handheld African musical instrument that you play with your thumbs.

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Wildcard Weekend: Linkages

March 17 • 1:30 – 5 pm

Learn how to make things move with linkages and construct mechanical toys out of cardboard parts.

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Physical Fitness Arcade Challenge

March 17 • 1:30 – 5 pm

Challenge yourself at our Physical Fitness Arcade!

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Brain Awareness Day

March 17 • 2 – 4:30 pm

Exhibits, activities and real brains bring neuroscience to life for adults and kids of all ages.

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A Virtual Visit From Author Jean Marzollo

March 17 • 2:30 – 3 pm

Join us for our first virtual author visit. Jean Marzollo, author of The Little Plant Doctor: The Story of George Washington Carver, will join us virtually for a special event in the Science Technology Library. With help from the latest technology, visitors can watch as Ms. Marzollo reads from her book. Ms. Marzollo is the […]...

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Meet Author & Photographer Elliott Kaufman

March 17 • 2:30 – 4 pm

Meet Elliott Kaufman, author of the photography book, Numbers Everywhere. Kaufman will read from his book at 2:30 and 3:30 pm in the Science Technology Library. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Nature and Me: Grade K

March 17 • 3:30 – 6 pm

Discover the natural world around you! Identify the living and non-living parts of our ecosystem how they interact with each other. After School Science Club for Grade K.

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Underwater Dreams: Screening and Q&A

March 17 • 5 – 7:30 pm

Free screening of Underwater Dreams, a documentary written and directed by Mary Mazzio and narrated by Michael Peña.

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STEM Night: Careers in Naval Science and Technology

March 17 • 5 – 8 pm

An evening featuring industry experts from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) who will share their work and career journeys.

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