Our solar system to scale: the sun at Queens Museum, and NYSCI is hosting Saturn. Planets are scattered all over Corona. Come and do a tour!

makerspace-nysci:

We got this excellent submission to our Make It At Home Challenge from Kandance using card stock and tissue paper.  Well done!  

Keep those submissions coming!  We will announce the winners of the Challenge on the last day of June so keep makin’ and be sure to send us a photo or video before June 30th!

In Case You Missed It: President Obama Answers Your Education Questions

whitehouse:

Did you miss it? Watch today’s Tumblr Q&A right here to see President Obama answer questions on education, college affordability, and more.

NYSCI’s digital production manager and explainers-nysci tumblr blogger comaniddy was here! What’s the take-away comaniddy?

#designlab is open today! What are you going to make?

#designlab is open today! What are you going to make?

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kateoplis:

LEGO is Launching a Female Scientists Series
sciencefriday:

Today at 2pm ET:
The EPA’s new proposal to curb carbon emissions
What’s the story of the materials that make up our world?
Worried about wildfires? Call in the goat brigade.
Documenting the oldest living things in the world
Making summer plans with climate change in mind
Listen on your local station or sciencefriday.com!

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Ready to sail away on a making adventure in 1 day #designlab #opening

Ready to sail away on a making adventure in 1 day #designlab #opening

For those who missed #DesignLab Connected Classroom yesterday, here’s the archive.

The tree house under construction. #designlab 2 more days! (at New York Hall of Science)

The tree house under construction. #designlab 2 more days! (at New York Hall of Science)

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#designlab Shadow Puppets Google+ hangout activity had everyone building their own #studios. Is it a butterfly or a ladybug? (at New York Hall of Science)

#designlab Shadow Puppets Google+ hangout activity had everyone building their own #studios. Is it a butterfly or a ladybug? (at New York Hall of Science)