Connecting STEM to the City and Youth to Their Futures

CityScience raises the quality of STEM education and supports environmental stewardship by using the natural and built environments of cities as laboratories for active learning.

Making STEM connections to NYC's parks and landmarks.

Learning the science behind the world's first underground park.

Exploring beaches, salt marshes and natural phenomena.

Opening doors to NYC's greenest skyscraper and much much more.

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Robotics at SAYA

November 3, 2017

SAYA has been a Robotics Partnership site for two and a half years. They’re now on a quest to field their FIRST LEGO League team. If you’d like to do this in the future, sign up here! Family Engagement Support for new LEGO teams extends beyond the school and after-school day. CityScience coordinates school outreach…

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Superfoods – Not all heroes wear capes!

July 12, 2017

Students learned the power of superfood seaweed as they connected a healthy sushi meal to six essential nutrients, and sustainable food production. A great starting point to discuss Japanese culture and its influence on our city.  

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Opa! The Science of Pita Pockets

July 12, 2017

Bacteria can be helpful–and tasty too. Students learned how microorganisms work with us in food creation and digestion while baking traditional Mediterranean pita bread. Did you know NYC has the highest population of Greeks in the United States? Students discussed Greek culture and history as they ate their healthy snack. Check out this Greek thing…

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