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Grades 9-12


High School Summer Science Institute

Student Programs

High School Summer Science Institute

A one week long course for high school students introducing the research at the Museum, as well as the science on display in the halls and the special exhibitions.

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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.

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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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Student Programs, Internship

Saltz Internship Program

Interact with Museum visitors as a high-school intern in the exhibition halls.

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.


Student Programs

College Fair

NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!

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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.



Science Bulletins, Essay

Essay: The New Infrared Sky

Launched on December 14, 2009, the WISE space telescope is helping scientists create a Digital Universe 3-D Atlas. Take a look at WISE and the data it is capturing.

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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.


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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