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Grades 3-5

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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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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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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.

Science Alliance

Student Programs

Science Alliance

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!

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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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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

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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Nature Walks

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

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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.

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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