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Programs

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Camp, Workshop

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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Institute

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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Student Programs

Teen Programs

The American Museum of Natural History offers a variety of experiences and opportunities for teens.  From internships and research opportunities to courses and exposure to new technologies, there are offerings to suit a range of interests.

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Cultural Program

Celebrate Culture!

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.

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Family Program

The Early Adventures Program

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.

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Programs and Events

BridgeUp: STEM

AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.

Science Alliance

Student Programs

AMNH Science Alliance Program

A unique 3-year 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 and 6th graders in the metropolitan area are available now through March 2, 2015!

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Student Programs

AMNH Lang Science Program

7-year program of hands-on science exploration and behind-the-scenes adventure for middle and high school students in New York City.

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Teaching Volunteers

Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.

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Family Program

Family Series

Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.

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Drop-In Events for School Groups

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.

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Student Programs

College Fair

NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!

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Walk

Nature Walks

Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.

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Student Programs

Young Naturalist Awards

The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science.

Discovery Room

Exhibition

Discovery Room

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.

Resources

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Article

Kids in the Hall of Biodiversity: Articles

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.

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Activity, Hands-on Activity

Make Your Own Horse Stationery

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.

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Essay: The New Infrared Sky

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.

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Phone: 212-769-5100

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