Courses for NYC high school students interested in the sciences.
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.
Programs and Events
After-hours lectures and programs for the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Theater
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.
Programs and Events
AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.
Interact with Museum visitors as a high-school intern in the exhibition halls.
During January, 2013 Regents Week, AMNH Youth Initiatives is offering four new day-long programs. Each is designed using a different digital tool to explore a different museum hall. We invite you to help us test them out.
An exhibit-based mobile gaming program about microbial organisms, biodiversity and human health.
Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.
Grades 8-12: Middle and high school laboratory experiences in comparative genomics, evolution, and the brain.
A series of free, hands-on events for school groups of all ages on a variety of topics. Check out the Drop-In events for the 2014-15 school year.
NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!
In-depth scientific research training for high school students.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science.
Young Naturalist Awards Essay
I went on a class field trip to Fernwood Botanic Garden in southwest Michigan when I was in sixth grade. When we toured the restored prairie, the naturalist told us about invasive non-native plants such as garlic mustard and how they destroy native habitats...
A revolutionary set of star-seeking telescopes is taking precision to the next level.
Essay, Science Bulletins
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.