Class Field Trips
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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.
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.
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.
Courses for NYC high school students interested in the sciences.
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.
Programs and Events
After-hours lectures and programs for the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Theater
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.
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.
Programs and Events
AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.
Grades 8-12: Middle and high school laboratory experiences in comparative genomics, evolution, and the brain.
Classes for young children and their parents or caregivers about the wonders of science and nature.
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.
Interact with Museum visitors as a high-school intern in the exhibition halls.
A hands-on exploration of science and inquiry for School Group visits.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.
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.
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.
7-year program of hands-on science exploration and behind-the-scenes adventure for middle and high school students in New York City.
In-depth scientific research training for high school students.
Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.
NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!
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.
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.
Essay, Science Bulletins
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.