LOOK WHAT'S COMING TO WORLD MAKER FAIRE - Speakers...
Bre Pettis and Chris Anderson headline the World Maker Faire speaker series. Check out the highlights of who is speaking at World Maker Faire, with talks and how-to workshops from the leaders in the maker movement speaking about science, technology, art, and more. Bre Pettis from MakerBot Industries and Chris Anderson from Wired and 3D Robotics, and author of Makers: The New Industrial...
Tips for Teachers
Our third installment of back-to-school tips from teachers for teachers, courtesy of Gina Tesoriero, 7th Grade Special Education teacher at Simon Baruch Middle School: One thing that I like to do to prepare for the upcoming year is to identify one thing that I did well last year and one thing I would like to improve. This way I can set a professional goal for the school year and start thinking...
Tips for Teachers, from Teachers
Today’s back-to-school tips courtesy of Jill Fonda, teacher at The Beacon School: While I’m by no means a veteran teacher (this will only be my fourth year), I’m happy to share some of my thoughts for the high school teachers out there: —Smile. A lot of teachers will be super-strict the first few months of school to ensure that students don’t take advantage, but...
Day One: Buy-in, Breathe, Begin
It’s back-to-school season! To all the educators out there, welcome back and good luck. To kick off the year, NYSCI asked some of our teacher collaborators for tips and tricks that set the tone for a successful (and sane) school year. We’ll check in a few times over the next few days. If you want more classroom resources from these teachers, all of them are also contributors to Teachers...
LOOK WHAT’S COMING TO WORLD MAKER FAIRE - Color Wheelz is an art making and visual narrative experience to promote public engagement on the streets of NYC. The Color Wheelz van travels the five boroughs (and beyond) collecting artworks and stories along the way. At each destination, visitors add their personal touches to the van, using neon wire, cling paper, velcro shapes, magnets and...
NYSCI's Michael Wilson keeps the planets spinning... →
Beauty in the Eye of the Microscope
A rose by any other name … Oh wait, those are stink bug eggs. Through Friday, the eighth Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition brings images of beauty captured under light microscopes to our museum. The winning images were selected from more than 2,000 submissions and reflect the latest advances in neuroscience and cell biology. Visitors can marvel at the beauty of stink bug eggs, be awed...
PRESS RELEASE: World Maker Faire Returns
QUEENS, NY—(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - World Maker Faire returns to New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) on Saturday, September 29 from 10am to 7pm, and Sunday, September 30 from 10am to 6pm to showcase the world’s most extraordinary gathering of DIY talents in science, technology, crafting, fashion, food, sustainability, and more. [[MORE]]”Being back at NYSCI for our third...