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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Grades 6-8

Programs

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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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Programs and Events

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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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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Programs and Events

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.

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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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Student Programs

Young Naturalist Awards

The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science.

Discovery Room

Exhibition

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.

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!

Resources

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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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Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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