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Grades 9-12


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Cultural Program

Celebrate Culture!

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.

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.

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

Digital Learning Week

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.

Microbial Warriors Battle Digestive Disease

Student Programs


 An exhibit-based mobile gaming program about microbial organisms, biodiversity and human health.

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Teaching Volunteers

Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.

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Drop-In Events for School Groups

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.


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.



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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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