Maker Space

A Great Place to Tinker Together.

Design Lab

Activity Spaces that Tap into Design Thinking.

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Making a Platform for Empowerment

NYSCI’s Director of Maker Programs, David Wells writes about youth and education in Maker Spaces.

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Groups
Maker Space Group Programs

Maker Space is a learning environment where school groups and teachers can tinker, design and create together. Everyday materials are reused in exciting ways that encourage experimentation and collaboration to develop 21st-century skills.

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Groups
Design Lab Challenges

Enhance your field trip with a Design Lab challenge. No reservations required.

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Workshops
NYSCI Maker Workshops

Maker activities that suit you.

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Resources
Free Maker Resources for Everyone

Get inspiration for your project or space.

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Learn to make the magnetic modified motors that go into DIY Battle Bots, and how to scale this activity for the classroom and for varying age groups.
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Ever wonder what it would be like to be transported inside your own drawing? In this activity, we will explore how you can use a $5 cardboard VR viewer, a smartphone, and your artistic skills to design a customized 360-degree virtual environment.
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In this activity, you’ll be harnessing the power of the force, learning a little bit about light and how to manipulate it, and creating paper circuits as you build your own handmade lightsaber.

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NYSCI Maker Events All Year Round

Dowel Sculptures
October 20

Design and build sculptures and structures using dowels, rubber bands and embellishments.

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Design and build solutions to a range of LEGO challenges from building the tallest tower, to designing a marble maze, to creating pixelated images and more.

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Costume Creation
October 20

Design different costumes based on the different weekly themes in Design Lab.

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The 3D Periodic Table
October 20
10 am – 5 pm

Join us as we celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table. View a large-scale 3D periodic table, built by the New York section of the American Chemical Society.

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