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Design and Innovation STEM Program

August 20, 2018 8:30 AM
August 24, 2018 6:30 PM
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St, Fl 40
New York, NY 10048

The New York Academy of Sciences is proud to offer the Design and Innovation STEM Program from August 20-24, 2018.​ Over the course of five days, students in 5th-8th grades will work alongside scientists from some of New York City’s leading institutions in a range of hands-on activities to expand their skills in multiple STEM areas.

Activities include:

  • Using the Innovation Challenge model, where students will identify a real-world topic they are passionate about and work to come up with creative solutions.
  • Learning about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and how they apply in NYC
  • Opportunities to meet STEM professionals working in the field
  • Exploring the fun in STEM!

Over the course of this five-day STEM Program, students will gain:

  • Leadership skills through STEM design challenges
  • Communication techniques that allow them to share STEM concepts with their peers
  • Scientific collaboration and engineering skills
  • Teamwork and problem-solving experience

Students will receive a New York Academy of Sciences certificate of completion at the end of the program.