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.
The Middle School Institutes (MSI) program introduces children from Grades 6 - 8 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations, interactive tours of Museum exhibits and the use of digital programs and skill building.
Programs and Events
After-hours Astronomy and Astrophysics lectures and programs.
Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.
The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers of 3-12 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.
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.
Family Program, Programs and Events, Hands-on Activity, Science
Step into the state-of-the-art Sackler Educational Laboratory, located in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, every Saturday and Sunday, for hands-on activities led by scientists.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.
Programs and Events
AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.
Climb aboard this virtual expedition along an unknown stretch of the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Ridge to see if you can find a deep sea vent.