EXPLORE NYC is a hands-on science exhibit that brings the exploration of nature and science to the streets. Elements include:
- a custom-designed cart and benches for seating;
- specimens to explore, including rocks, feathers, bones, moss, water samples, and more;
- a nature-sounds listening station;
- microscopes and magnifying glasses;
- water-color pencils, brushes, and instructions about techniques of biological drawing;
- a nature rubbing activity;
- science books to read;
- staff, volunteers, and educators to facilitate.
The program has been developed in partnership with the Harlem-based HYPOTHEkids, a K-12 nonprofit science organization.
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Blog posts about EXPLORE NYC:
On Sunday, April 15 we offered our READ and EXPLORE programs at an Earth Day Weekend Walk celebration in Chinatown—our first event of the 2018 season. Thanks to our host Chinatown Partnership and our partner NYC Department of Transportation! Thank you also to our...read more
This afternoon, the Uni was hanging out on 125th St at Uptown Grand Central with old friends New Harlem East Merchants Association (our host) and new friends HYPOTHEkids (partners in our new EXPLORE cart, an open-air exploration of science). We wheeled into...read more