The Adventures in Science (AiS) program introduces children from Pre-K to Grade 5 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. The three-day workshops and week-long day camps are listed below.
To register, please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.
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PLEASE NOTE: Middle School Institutes has separated from Adventures in Science, and is its own program. For questions about those programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For programs for students grades 6 - 8 please click Middle School Institutes.
|SUMMER 2015 PROGRAMS|
Grades 2 and 3
Grades 4 and 5
The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of
July 13, 2015 - August 28, 2015
How do species adapt to the stresses of life in the ocean? Learn more as you immerse yourself in the biodiversity of underwater life
August 3, 2015 - August 28, 2015
Get up close and personal with tarantulas, examine the strength of spider silk, investigate how spiders inspire robotics engineers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Spiders Alive exhibit.
August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015
How can paleontologists know what dinosaurs looked like, all those years ago? Use the tools and techniques of paleontology to examine real fossils, figure out how dinosaurs walked, and determine what might have covered their skin—scales, feathers, or nothing at all.
August 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Do you have what it takes to be an archaeologist? Find out as you explore a simulated archaeological dig site, analyze plant and animal remains found alongside our ancestors, and design your own prehistoric home to help you survive.
July 27, 2015 - August 7, 2015
What do we know about our planetary neighbors and stars millions of light years away? Join us for an adventure as you fly through a digital simulation of the universe, build and use telescopes, and investigate nearby moons, planets, and stars.
July 20, 2015 - August 21, 2015
How do scientists gather information about planets and moons millions of miles away? Find out as you build and launch a rocket, collect and analyze space data, and try your hand at programming and operating your own robot.
July 13, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Which animal moves the fastest? What could possibly survive inside a volcano? Which organism lives longer than any other? Learn the answer to these questions and many more as we explore the extraordinary achievements of life on Earth.
July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
What makes one species go extinct while another thrives? Explore the clues left behind by prehistoric hominids and investigate how their early adaptations affected their survival. Together we’ll decipher the differences between our species and our less-fortunate extinct relatives.