Courses for NYC high school students interested in the sciences.
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.
Programs and Events
After-hours lectures and programs for the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Theater
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
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.
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.