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High School Summer Science Institute

HS Summer Science Insititute

Jumpstart your brain before the school year begins with the Summer Science Institute—a one-week experience for high school students to explore AMNH! Participants in the Summer Science Institute will learn about the astronomy and planetary sciences on display in the exhibit halls through interactive, hands-on activities and experiments. Come join us for a week of the science of space, visit the Museum’s special exhibitions, and close out your summer with SCIENCE!

Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21, 2015

10 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: Free
Application required: Due to overwhelming demand, applications have been closed for the Summer 2015 class. Students will be notified of acceptance by July 31.



New York City high school students who will be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) in the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to apply. Participants must live in OR go to school or be homeschooled within the five boroughs of New York City.




The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of

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