Through the NYSCI Newsroom, you can learn about the events, programs and stories of NYSCI, New York City’s hands-on science museum. High-res photos and video, as well as current press releases, are available for download to use in news coverage, blog posts and other stories about NYSCI.

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NYSCI Awarded $2.8 Million to Expand Playground Physics

NYSCI has received a federal grant of $2.8 million from the Education Innovation and Research Program (EIR) of the U.S. Department of Education to expand the use of Playground Physics.

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Picture Dots Press Release

Picture Dots encourages conversations and interactions between young learners and their parents, caregivers or educators in ways that connect to early literacy, math and science skills.

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exhibits
GingerBread Lane Press Release

More than 1,300 gingerbread houses will be on display at NYSCI from November 10, 2018 – January 21, 2019. The record-holder for the Guinness World Records largest gingerbread village, GingerBread Lane is made entirely of gingerbread, royal icing and candy.

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Creative Construction
December 15
10 am – 6 pm

Participate in creative building challenges using a combination of familiar and unfamiliar building materials and kits.

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Design Challenges
December 15
10 am – 6 pm

Use everyday materials to design and test solutions to interesting problems.

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Make It: Hooks and Hammers
December 15
1:30 – 5 pm

Learn to use different hand tools like hammers, screwdrivers, and rasps, to make a small wooden keychain or jewelry holder.

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Creative Construction
December 16
10 am – 6 pm

Participate in creative building challenges using a combination of familiar and unfamiliar building materials and kits.

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Featured News

apps
NYSCI's newest computational thinking app, The Pack, featured at the 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival.
technology
40 students from Corona, Queens attended an innovative new after-school program, Creative Computing Academy, to learn digital skills and explore computer science in a fun and creative informal learning environment.
community engagement
During the school year, the Science Ambassadors program will admit thousands of students and their guardians to NYSCI for free in the after-school hours from Monday through Thursday.

More from NYSCI

3D theater
February 1 to June 30
A breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all – that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.
3D theater
September 1 to July 31, 2019
From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.
youth
May 11 • 5:30 – 8 pm
Join us for our 3rd annual STEM Career Expo to learn about the wide range of careers in STEM.

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