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Adventures in Science

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Adventures in Science

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.

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Global Weekends

A family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world. 

Discovery Room

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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.

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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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Nature Walks

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

Monthly Family Series

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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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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.

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Antarctica

Take your students to the world's most extreme environment with this curriculum. As they investigate Antarctica, they will also learn about world climate, day and night cycles, ocean circulation, animal adaptation, and scientists working "in the field."

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