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 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.
Camp, Student Programs
Grades 5-8: Simulated voyage to the Moon in the Hayden Planetarium.
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.
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.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.
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.
Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
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.
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.