EXPLORE

EXLORE NYC

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.

Blog posts about EXPLORE NYC:

An open-air reading room and more for Union Square Park

On Sat, June 2, the Uni Project created a special, pop-up reading room for Union Square Park. We put together a collection focused on sustainability and urban nature, and we also deployed our EXPLORE program, inviting people to learn more about urban birds and speak...

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READ and EXPLORE return to Rockaways

On Friday, May 18, we brushed aside some tricky weather and deployed a portable reading room and EXPLORE science exhibit to a NYC DOT Weekend Walk, hosted by the Rockaway Business Alliance. Part of our approach to working in public space is to show up rain or shine if...

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READ and EXPLORE land at Rockaway Beach Boulevard

On Saturday, May 11, we deployed a portable reading room and EXPLORE science exhibit to a NYC DOT Weekend Walk, hosted by the Rockaway Business Alliance. Thanks to our partners NYC DOT and HYPOTHEkids. These photos are licensed under a Creative Commons...

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