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.
The Middle School Institutes (MSI) program introduces children from Grades 6 - 8 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations, interactive tours of Museum exhibits and the use of digital programs and skill building.
Educator Professional Development, Seminars on Science
Seminars on Science offers a series of fully online professional development courses.
Programs and Events
AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUp: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science.
A unique and challenging summer employment experience for young adults ages 18-21.
Blended Course, Educator Professional Development
In each of these courses, teachers will spend time reading, reflecting and interacting in an online environment, but will also spend some time at AMNH doing hands-on work.
The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science.
Internships for museum, science, social science, and education professionals.
Classes, Seminars, and Workshops
Programs available for graduate credit, offering in partnership with NYC universities and colleges.
Do your students think the age of exploration is over? Show them the shocking truth: the age of exploration has barely just begun at the ocean floor! Introduce your students to the incredible under water environment of the deep sea vents.
Take your students to the world's most extreme environment with this curriculum. As they investigate Antarctica, they will also learn about world climate, day and night cycles, ocean circulation, animal adaptation, and scientists working "in the field."