Games & Media

 

Check out NYSCI's interactive games and activities on this page! Whether you're looking for a virtual meeting background or an immersive game to teach your kids about algorithms, we have everything you need in the links below.

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Activities for All Ages

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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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Transmissions: Gone Viral
Transmissions – A Digital Interactive Comic Book

Transmissions: Gone Viral is a digital interactive comic book that follows a group of kids who investigate a mysterious virus plaguing animals and humans.

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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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Math
Fraction Mash

Create hilarious and dazzling photo mashups while exploring fraction concepts. Fractions have never been this fun – you may just want to Instagram your math homework!

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PreK - Elementary

Activities for PreK – elementary school ages and up.

Creativity
Picture Dots

Notice patterns, tell stories and discover the world. Add dots of color, words, music, and sounds to photos. Open-ended, creative fun for young learners and grownups.

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eBook
Wild Minds: What Animals Really Think

Think you know what animals are thinking? Think again! Adapted from our exhibition by the same name, the eBook full of interactives, videos and case studies teaches animal biology. Available to read on Apple Books.

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Middle School

Activities for middle school ages and up.

Physics
Playground Physics

Discover and explore the physics in your everyday life and your own movements. Record a video of you or your friends - or any form of motion - tap points along the way to trace a path of motion, and discover the motion, forces, and energy involved!

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Math
Choreo Graph

Turn photos into animations and explore math concepts as you go in a powerful and fun animation studio. Choreo Graph was inspired by dance and choreography to learn and explore math. Coordinate geometry, angles, and translations have never been this fun.

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High School

Activities for high school ages and up.

eBook
False Conviction: Innocence, Guilt & Science

Available to read on Apple Books, False Conviction: Innocence, Guilt & Science will will change how you view the role of science in the legal system. The interactive ebook focuses on real cases in which eyewitness accounts, confessions and crime lab tests led to false convictions, and where DNA evidence helped exonerate the innocent.

Read The eBook (iOS)
Math
Size Wise

Explore ratios and proportions while making funny pictures that make things look wildly bigger and smaller than they really are. Take photos, make measurements, explore the world in a whole new way!

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