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You can give the feeling of scientific curiosity and exploration to middle school students around New York City by conducting engaging extracurricular activities with them throughout the school year.

Family Science Nights are an opportunity for elementary and middle school students and their families to participate in interactive, hands-on activities led by Academy Members, grad students, postdocs, and other STEM professionals.

A mentor poses with her two students.

The Scientist-in-Residence program matches scientists with New York City public school teachers to bring scientific inquiry to life in the classroom. By combining content and pedagogical expertise, each scientist-teacher pair develops and implements a yearlong project that engages students in authentic research and sparks their interest in STEM learning.