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The Adventures in Science (AiS) program introduces children 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 or institutes explore topics such as astrophysics, human evolution, robot design, frogs and extreme mammals. Children can study constellations by star-gazing, examine the tools and cave art of our hominid ancestors, and much more in these exciting, inquiry-based programs.

Schedules and grade level can be found by selecting the workshop or camp you are interested in.

For more information, please contact adventures@amnh.org

If you would like to receive updates on when new programs are added and open for registration please send a blank email from the email address you would like to added to ais-join@lists.amnh.org.

WINTER AND SPRING 2015 WORKSHOPS, CAMPS, AND INSTITUTES:

Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) **Plus Adult**
AstroFavorites: All About Stars (New class!)
AstroFavorites: The Solar System (New class!)
BioAdventures: Dipping Below the Surface
Butterflies: Time to Fly
DinoFavorites: A Land Before Humans (New class!)

Grades K and 1 **Plus Adult**
AstroFavorites: All About Stars (New class!)
BioAdventures: Dipping Below the Surface
Butterflies: Time to Fly
DinoFavorites: A Land Before Humans (New class!)

Grades 2 and 3
ArchaeoExplorers: Unearth the Past
BioAdventures: Dipping Below the Surface
PaleoAdventures: Digging up Dinosaurs (New class!)

Grades 4 and 5
PaleoAdventures: Digging up Dinosaurs (New class!)
Robots in Space

Grades 6, 7, and 8
Digital Universe: Flight School

February Break Camps
Butterflies: Colors in Motion (Grades 2 and 3)
Relentless Earth: Forces of the Natural World (Grades 4 and 5) (New class!)
Evolution Institute (Grades 6, 7, and 8)

April Break Camps
Relentless Earth: Forces of the Natural World (Grades 2 and 3) (New class!)
AstroAdventures: A Trip to Space (Grades 4 and 5)
Archeology: Digging in the Digital Age (Grades 6, 7, and 8) (New class!)

 


CREDITS

The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of

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OUR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, CAMPS, AND INSTITUTES INCLUDE...

 

 

Upcoming Offerings

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Robots in Space

January 5, 2015 - January 19, 2015

With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.

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Butterflies: Colors in Motion (Grades 2 and 3)

February 16, 2015 - February 20, 2015

Experience the splendor of live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this camp, you will observe these fascinating insects up close and see the world through the eyes of a butterfly.

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AstroAdventures: A Trip to Space (Grades 4 & 5)

April 6, 2015 - April 10, 2015

How do scientists gather information about planets and moons millions of miles away? Learn the answer while flying through a digital simulation of the universe, building and using telescopes, and investigating nearby moons, planets, and stars.

Excavations at the Panuco and Tuxpan Regions

ArchaeoExplorers: Unearth the Past (Grades 2 and 3)

April 19, 2015 - May 3, 2015

From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.

Grades 2 and 3

Three Sundays

April 19, 26, and May 3

3:30–5 pm

$125 ($115 Members) 

Past Offerings

Flying Monsters

Take to the Skies with Pterosaurs (Grades 3, 4 & 5)

September 16, 2014 - September 30, 2014

Join in a soaring adventure to learn all about pterosaurs–flying reptiles that lived in the time of dinosaurs. In this workshop students will explore a new special exhibition on these winged wonders, while learning about pterosaur features, flight, and fossil evidence.

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Spiders Unraveled (Grades 2/3 and 4/5) - Session Full

July 28, 2014 - August 29, 2014

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.

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Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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