Class Field Trips
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Camp, Institute, Workshop
Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 8 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.
Courses for NYC high school students interested in the sciences.
Drawing inspiration from contemporary cultures around the world, these exciting, after-hours and day-long programs feature live performances, food tastings, and hands-on activities.
Programs and Events
After-hours lectures and programs for the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Theater
A one week long course for high school students introducing the research at the Museum, as well as the science on display in the halls and the special exhibitions.
A hands-on exploration of science and inquiry for School Group visits.
Programs and Events
AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.
Interact with Museum visitors as a high-school intern in the exhibition halls.
During January, 2013 Regents Week, AMNH Youth Initiatives is offering four new day-long programs. Each is designed using a different digital tool to explore a different museum hall. We invite you to help us test them out.
An exhibit-based mobile gaming program about microbial organisms, biodiversity and human health.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.
A unique science enrichment program designed for middle school students interested in learning about a wide variety of scientific topics through hands on investigations. Applications for 5th graders in NYC are available now through March 17, 2014!
Classes for young children and their parents or caregivers about the wonders of science and nature.
This program encourages preschoolers, ages 2 to 5 years old, to use their instinctive nature to investigate and explore the world around them in an environment designed for them.
Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.
Grades 8-12: Middle and high school laboratory experiences in comparative genomics, evolution, and the brain.
The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers of K-8 NYC students with the opportunity to align a Museum learning experience with Common Core State Standards by submitting essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery.
A series of free, hands-on events for school groups of all ages on a variety of topics. Check out the Drop-In events for the 2014-15 school year.
NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!
In-depth scientific research training for high school students.
7-year program of hands-on science exploration and behind-the-scenes adventure for middle and high school students in New York City.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science.
The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science.
What do chocolate and cacao beans have to do with coral reefs? Everything when it comes to biodiversity and the threat of extinction, according to these Kids in the Hall.
Young Naturalist Awards Essay
I went on a class field trip to Fernwood Botanic Garden in southwest Michigan when I was in sixth grade. When we toured the restored prairie, the naturalist told us about invasive non-native plants such as garlic mustard and how they destroy native habitats...
Activity, Hands-on Activity
Why send an email when you can deliver your message on horseback. Add your name and address—and anything else you want to—to these colorful stationery files.
A revolutionary set of star-seeking telescopes is taking precision to the next level.
Launched on December 14, 2009, the WISE space telescope is helping scientists create a Digital Universe 3-D Atlas. Take a look at WISE and the data it is capturing.