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.
Courses for NYC high school students interested in the sciences.
Programs and Events
After-hours Astronomy and Astrophysics lectures and programs.
Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.
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.
NYC high school students are invited to explore their future!
Interact with Museum visitors as a high-school intern in the exhibition halls.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
In-depth scientific research training for high school students.
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.
Science Bulletins, Essay
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.
High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.
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.