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Programs and Events

Milstein Science Series

This weekend afternoon series give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.

Ring in the Year of the Monkey

Spotlight Asia: Ring in the Year of the Monkey

February 21, 2016

The Museum’s Lunar New Year festival celebrates Asian art and culture through contemporary choreography, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities taught by local artisans.

The Secret World Inside You Master Class

The Secret World Inside You: Master Class

February 22, 2016 - March 21, 2016

Learn from leaders in the field about the tools and techniques used to study the microbiome, the impact of antibiotics, and where research is headed. Conduct experiments to discover your own microbial signature! 

Milstein Hall of Ocean Life With Visitors

Game Night Gone Wild

March 15, 2016

Fire up your neurons, with a cocktail in hand, for an exciting evening of interactive digital, and physical games, that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain.

Polluted Water Keep Out

Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

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Workshop, Camp

Adventures in Science

Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.

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Student Programs

Middle School Institutes

The Middle School Institutes (MSI) program introduces children from Grades 6 - 8 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations, interactive tours of Museum exhibits and the use of digital programs and skill building.

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Interactive, Activity

Find a Vent

Climb aboard this virtual expedition along an unknown stretch of the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Ridge to see if you can find a deep sea vent.

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Phone: 212-769-5100

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