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December 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013; shows Tuesday – Sunday
Fly across irridescent tropical reefs, brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish, and visit an alien world where the tiniest creatures support the greatest predators. Ages 6 and older. $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI members: $3 per person.) Click here for screening schedule.
December 22, 2012 – June 30, 2013; shows Tuesday – Sunday
Experience mind-boggling collisions, soar 22,000 miles above earth, and learn about the challenges we face in protecting Earth's increasingly crowded orbits. $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI members: $3 per person.) Recommended for ages 6 and older. Click here for screening schedule.
January 2 – June 30, 2013; shows Tuesday – Sunday
Get an insider's view of how a modern aircraft is built. See the first public flights of the Airbus A380 and the 787. $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI members: $3 per person) Recommended for ages 6 and older. Click here for screening schedule.
January 26 – September 30, 2013
Explore the role of evolution and natural selection in health, illness and prevention. Free with NYSCI admission.
March 8 - June 2, 2013
View the winning images of the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Free with NYSCI admission.
March 26 – December 31, 2013, weather permitting
Discover North America's largest science playground! More than 60,000 square feet of outdoor exhibits help visitors explore the scientific principles of motion, balance and simple machines. Open weather permitting. $4 per person plus NYSCI admission (free for NYSCI Premium members). Click here for schedule.
March 26 – December 31, 2013, weather permitting
Putt through the world's only miniature golf course themed around the science of space flight while exploring propulsion, gravity, escape velocity and more. $6 adults, $5 children and seniors, plus NYSCI admission. (NYSCI Premium members: $5 adults, $4 children and seniors.)
May 7 – 23, 2013; Weekends, 11 am – 5 pm; Tuesday – Thursday, 10:30 am – 1 pm; Friday, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Experiment with colorful lights, shadow puppets, colored gels, and tubes in this unique exhibition. Free with NYSCI admission.
May 25 – September 1, 2013
Find out how videogame developers, music producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to meet their design challenges. Free with NYSCI admission.
May 26, 2013; 2 – 5 pm
Use sandpaper, a hammer and nails to build your own wooden creation. Recommended for ages 5 and older. $10 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. ($8 members.)
May 26, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
June 2, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
June 8, 2013; noon – 4 pm
July 13, 2013; noon – 4 pm
Explore the innovation and design process through sports-related activities and demonstrations. Free with NYSCI admission.
June 9, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
June 16, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bounce your way into learning as you explore chemistry in a fun new way. Mix and mold everyday household ingredients to create your own bouncy ball in this drop-in workshop. $8 per family, plus NYSCI admission ($5 per family for members). Preregistration is recommended.
June 22, 2013; 6:30 pm (Doors open at 6 pm)
Part performance, part workshop, EXPOSED-Sound will feature Haeyoung Kim's performance "Moori", which will combine audience participation, a real-time audio visual composition, and a dynamic narrative. Free.
June 23, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for a colorful intro to the patterns and practices of sewing. $8 per family, plus NYSCI admission ($5 per family for members). Preregistration is recommended.
June 29, 2013; noon – 4 pm
Create a ping pong ball bug catapult, design a LED-lit firefly, participate in a lady bug release, and even taste some bugs at this one-day event. Free with NYSCI admission.
June 30, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
August 6 – September 20, 2013; Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Board the BioBus, New York's mobile research microscope laboratory, and use some of the most powerful microscopes in the world. Free with NYSCI admission.
August 10, 2013; noon – 4 pm
Use solar telescopes, make constellations on sun print paper, and learn about rockets and flight. Free with NYSCI admission.
August 17, 2013; noon – 4 pm
Bring your own kite to fly, take a turn piloting a Brooklyn Aerodrome glider, and fold up some origami flying machines. Free with NYSCI admission.
World Maker Faire
September 21 – 22, 2013
Save the date! A family fun festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology. Requires purchase of a World Maker Faire ticket.
October 26 – 27, 2013
Meet Atka, a live Arctic gray wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center, and learn about wolves, their relationship to the environment, and how humans can protect their future. Small fee, plus NYSCI admission.
November 2 – 3, 2013
See some live bats, plus find out about the benefits of bats, why we need to conserve them, and what you can do to help them at this special show with Rob Mies from the Organization for Bat Conservation. Small fee, plus NYSCI admission.