Grades 6-8

Programs

Middle School Institutes

Student Programs

Middle School Institutes

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.

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.

Celebrate Culture!

Cultural Program

Celebrate Culture!

Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.

Sackler Educational Laboratory

Family Program, Programs and Events, Hands-on Activity, Science

Sackler Educational Laboratory

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.

AMNH Science Alliance Program

Student Programs

AMNH Science Alliance Program

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. 

AMNH Lang Science Program

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.

BridgeUp: STEM

Programs and Events

BridgeUp: STEM

AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.

Nature Walks

Walk

Nature Walks

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

Resources

Polluted Water Keep Out

Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

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Interactive, Activity

Find a Vent

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.

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