Pre-K to Grade 2
Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.
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.
Programs and Events
After-hours Astronomy and Astrophysics lectures and programs.
Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.
The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers of 3-12 NYC students with the opportunity to align a Museum learning experience with Common Core State Standards by submitting essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery.
Classes for young children and their parents or caregivers. This program encourages preschoolers, ages 2 to 5 years old, to use their instinctive nature to investigate and explore the world around them in an environment designed for them.
Classes for young children and their parents about the wonders of science and nature.
Pre-K-2nd Grade: A hands-on exploration of science and inquiry for School Group visits.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.