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Visualizing Science

Part of Teen Programs

Harzardous Asteroids
A visualization of some of the asteroids in our solar system.
Paul Chodas

How can you observe a deadly shark in your hand, or something smaller than a grain of sand? Can you squeeze the universe into a phone? Through the power of science visualization, museum experts can take raw data from scientists and create mesmerizing, interactive experiences using the latest technology. In this week-long program, find out what science visualization is and why it’s so powerful, making museums more fun and giving scientists new insight into their research. Then, test out data from our astronomy department with our newest visualization tools, and see what new discoveries await!

Dates: 7/9/18 - 7/13/18

Time: 10am-4pm



New York City high school students who will be entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) in the 2018-2019 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.



Support for Youth Initiatives is provided by The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation.