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Grades 6-8

Programs

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.

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Cultural Program

Celebrate Culture!

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

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Institute

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.

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Student Programs

Teen Programs

The American Museum of Natural History offers a variety of experiences and opportunities for teens.  From internships and research opportunities to courses and exposure to new technologies, there are offerings to suit a range of interests.

Science Alliance

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. 

Hack the Universe

Programs and Events

BridgeUp: STEM

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

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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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Walk

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.

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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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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Activity, Interactive

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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