Bubble Brainstorm

Grades Pre-K – 2

Engage in science process skills (conducting experiments, comparing, classifying and sharing findings) exploring the properties of bubbles and making your own bubble blowing tools and blowing lots of bubbles!

Grade K – NYC Unit 7 P-PS1-1, NYS P-PS1-1
Grade K – NYC Unit 1 K-PS1-1, NYS P-PS1-1
Grade 2 – NYC Unit 1 2-ESS2-2, NYS 2-ESS2-2

Fee: $200 (plus group admission). Available September through June.

 

Float Sink Design Challenge

Grades Pre-K – 2

Explore buoyancy and properties
 of different materials by testing and classifying whether everyday objects sink or float. Use the results from your investigations to design, predict and test your own creations to determine whether they sink or float.

Grade Pre-K – NYC Unit 7 P-PS1-1, NYS P-PS1-1
Grade K – NYC Unit 1 K-PS1-1, NYS K-PS1-1
Grade 2 – NYC Unit 1 2-PS1-1, NYS 2-PS1-1

Fee: $200 (plus group admission). Available September through June.

 

Mixing Color

Grades K – 2

Explore the colors of the visible spectrum through hands-on experiments and learn the differences between primary and secondary colors. Participate in an interactive story-time and make a colorful collage to take home.

NGSS CCC-Patterns

Fee: $200 (plus group admission). Available September through June.

 

Classy Classification

Grades K – 2

Delve into the fascinating world of insects and learn how entomologists identify insects through body parts. Observe preserved bugs to compare and contrast insects from other organisms and the structures that help them to survive. Practice classifying insects like a real entomologist. Includes interactive story-time.

Grade K – NYC Unit 3 K-ESS3-1, NYS K-ESS3-1
Grade 1 – NYC Unit 3 1-LS1-1, NYS 1-LS1-1
Grade 2 – NYC Unit 3 2-LS2-2, NYS 2-LS2-2

Fee: $200 (plus group admission). Available September through June.

 

Five Senses

Grades K – 2

Learn how our five senses work together to perceive information in the world around us. Participate in hands-on activities that require using your senses to identify what you see, feel, touch and taste. View optical illusions, hear and see sound using tuning forks, distinguish different textures, and identify mystery objects or scents to draw conclusions on how your senses work.

Grade 1 – NYC Unit 2 1-PS4-1, NYS 1-PS4-1

Fee: $200 (plus group admission). Available September through June.

 

Pre-K – 2nd Grade Days

Your youngest scientists will have plenty of space to explore and learn when they visit NYSCI on one of the special dates reserved exclusively for early childhood and early elementary students.

Dates
January: 15, 24
February: 11, 13
March: 4, 15, 19, 27
April: 2, 3, 4, 12, 16
May: 1, 2, 3, 13, 22, 23, 29
June: 7, 12

 
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