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Look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard!
Discover how science intersects with art, sports, games and nature in fun-filled activities for all ages.
All Kids Week activities are free with Museum admission.
 

HIGHLIGHTS


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SPORTS & GAMES
FEBRUARY 18 & 19


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ARTS & MUSIC
FEBRUARY 20 & 21


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SCIENCE & NATURE
FEBRUARY 22, 23 & 24


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Schedule



Thursday, February 22

 

Friday, February 23

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, NASA's Allison Bolinger, NOAA's Joe Cione, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club, Astronomer Jason Kalirai, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Jenkinson's Aquarium, Rube Goldberg, Madame Tussauds New York, Wildlife Conservation Society: New York Aquarium, Shared Studios, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Space Racers, 501st Legion: Star Wars Characters and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

PRESENTATION by NASA’s Kevin Hussey: NASA’s Eyes

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Columbia University’s Ellen Crapster-Pregont

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs

11:00am–4:00pm  

Shared Spaces’ Portal

11:00am & 4:00pm  

PRESENTATION by Jenkinson's Aquarium
Waddle into the world of penguin biology, care and conservation, and then meet a penguin.

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space

Noon DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum     
Noon, 2:00pm & 3:00pm

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by Zoologist Jarod Miller

Noon & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge  

1:00pm
PRESENTATION by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Jason Kalirai
Learn about the hunt for Earth-like planets and the first galaxies in the universe, and get a glimpse at our next bold adventure with the James Webb Space Telescope.
1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:30pm
WORKSHOP with NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Learn how to build a space station from a NASA spacewalk flight controller.
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles
2:30pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.  
3:00pm
TOUR GUIDE TALK   Mars: NASA's Journey to the Red Planet   
3:30pm
PRESENTATION by Kuiper Kat's Astronom  
 
TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, Columbia Space Initiative, FIRST, SciTech Kids, NASA's Allison Bolinger, YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA's Joe Cione, Astronomer Jason Kalirai, Robofun, Rube Goldberg, Madame Tussauds New York, Shared Studios, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy, Gulliver's Gate, 501st Legion: Star Wars Characters and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Columbia University’s Marina Gemma

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Build Our Greatest Telescope      

11:00am–4:00pm  

Shared Spaces’ Portal

11:00am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm  

PERFORMANCE by the Central Park Zoo’s Wildlife Theater Group

11:00am & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm  

POP-UP PLANETARIUM  Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space      

Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum  

Noon
PRESENTATION by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Jason Kalirai
Learn about the hunt for Earth-like planets and the first galaxies in the universe, and get a glimpse at our next bold adventure with the James Webb Space Telescope.
12:30pm & 4:00pm

WORKSHOP by SciTech Kids

12:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm

MEET THE AUTHOR Ed Steckley: Rube Goldberg’s Simple Normal Humdrum School Day

1:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm     

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by Zoologist Jarod Miller

1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:30pm
WORKSHOP with NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Learn how to build a space station from a NASA spacewalk flight controller.
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's
Space Shuttles    
  
2:30pm
PRESENTATION by Kuiper Kat's Astronomy
3:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.  
3:00pm

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs      

Saturday, February 24

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, FIRST, SciTech Kids, NASA's Allison Bolinger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club, NOAA's Joe Cione, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, Beardsley Zoo, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, the Climate Museum, Shared Studios, Rube Goldberg, Society of Women Engineers, Two by Two Zoo’s Zoo Express Exhibit, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy, 501st Legion: Star Wars Characters and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Astrophysicist Andrea Derdzinski

11:00am, 2:00pm & 3:30pm

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by the Two by Two Zoo: Wild World of Animals

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK  Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs      

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm 

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space      

11:30am,  1:30pm & 3:30pm 

MEET THE AUTHOR Ed Steckley: Rube Goldberg’s Simple Normal Humdrum School Day    

11:30am & 1:30pm

WORKSHOP by SciTech Kids

11:30am & 4:30pm

CONNECTICUT'S BEARDSLEY ZOO PRESENTS: Saving Animals From Extinction!: Meet Beautiful and Endangered Animals from Around the World, and see Incredible Species up Close and Personal.

Noon
PRESENTATION by NASA: So You Want to Go to Mars?   
Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum

12:30pm & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge

1:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger. Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.
1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

2:30pm–3:30pm
PRESENTATION by NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson
3:00pm TOUR GUIDE TALK Mars: NASA's Journey to the Red Planet  
4:00pm PRESENTATION by the Hurricane research scientist Joe Cione
   
*Times are subject to change.



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Kids Week 2018 Partners: NASA JPL, Gazillion Bubble Show, Institute of Play, Columbia Space Initiative, Kidville, Tuffy Tiger, Chelsea Piers, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, Connecticut Beardsley Zoo, Rising New York Road Runners, Jenkinson's Aquarium, American Ballet Theater, Yankees, Madame Tussauds, Anastasia, Dazzling Discoveries, Brooklyn Cyclones, CUNYSAT-1, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, School of Rock, Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, KeyPokey, Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine, Once on this Ilsand, Brooklyn Fine Arts, Be A Broadway Star, Wildlife Conservation Society, NY Jets, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Rube Goldberg, US Army Corps of Engineers, Legoland Discovery Center, WS, Sports Zone, NOAA, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Story Pirates, Robofun, STScI, Society of Women Engineers, Two by Two Zoo, NY Mets, Mad Science, SciTech Kids, Space Racers, Staten Islanders, The Climate Museum, Lamont-Doherty Earth OBservatory, The Giggling Pig, Spongebob Squarepants the Broadway Musical, Gulliver's Gate, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy, Kuiper Kat's Astronomy, NFL Experience