January 3, 2012 — Virtual Visits
We first want to apologize on not uploading any content in a long time. We are working on some very exciting projects and look forward to sharing all Digital Learning projects of NYSCI with everyone.
Hope you have all enjoyed your Holidays!
September 20, 2011 — Virtual Visits
Very excited to announce a few new things here for our Virtual Visits at NYSCI. Today we had our first Virtual Visit for the school year with a 5th grade class in Alberta Canada. It was a Chemistry Demonstration and the students were really excited to see the different experiments we had to offer.
Stay tuned for some really big changes in terms of videoconferencing for NYSCI. Its something you dont want to miss!!!!
May 24, 2011 — Virtual Visits
As the end of the school year draws closer and closer, we would like to inform everyone that there are some dates available for our Virtual Visit programming in June. If you want to end the school year with a Virtual Visit to review science concepts or to treat your students to an interactive experience, feel free to contact [email protected]
March 2, 2011 — Hall Around The World
Two years ago we launched our “Hall Around the World” initiative where we connected to schools in Mexico, Canada, Ireland, and Scotland. We are continuously looking into connecting to schools/learning centers around the world. Stay tuned for updates on our “virtual” travels around the world!
February 25, 2011 — Virtual Visits
We are currently working on developing some quick video blogs highlighting key members of the Virtual Visit team and other projects that they might be working on here at NYSCI! If there are any topics that you would like for us to talk about, please feel free to leave a comment or you can send an email to [email protected]
Hope to hear from you soon!!
February 22, 2011 — Virtual Visits
So as you have been seeing with the recent changes to our blogging site, we have included the addition of our NysciEDU twitter. You can check out all the information on upcoming programs/events that is going on in the Education Dept. here at NYSCI. Feel free to join the conversation and follow us!
February 17, 2011 — Virtual Visits
As you might have notice, we have made some changes to the appearance of our blog and we really look forward to constantly updating the site with:
- Monthly Video Blogs (Keep checking back for more info on this!)
- Updates on Virtual Visit programs including New topics
- Contests to win free Virtual Visit programs for your classroom!
Feel free to add your comments and help make this site as beneficial for you as possible. Looking forward to all your feedback. Hope you all have a wonderful day!
February 15, 2011 — Virtual Visits
Earlier this year, Virtual Visits launched its newest program celebrating NYSCI’s latest traveling exhibition 1001 Inventions! This exhibition broke visitor number records in London and Istanbul and has made its way to the Unites States for the very first time. We have been very excited in regards to the reception the exhibition and Virtual Visit has been receiving and are looking forward to bringing this wonderful exhibition to YOUR classroom.
*1001 Inventions will only be available at NYSCI until April 2011, so come visit us soon.
* For VV booking information visit CILC or contact [email protected] for more information.
February 14, 2011 — Virtual Visits
Through a partnership with The Dept. of Energy, BESC ( Bio-Energy Science Center), Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga Tennessee, and several museums in the United States, NYSCI is very proud to have presented its first “Farming for Fuel” workshop this past week. After a brief opener on Bio-fuels and the Carbon Cycle, students get to explore various stations and engage in inquiry-based activities that get students to learn about alternative sources of energy.
For more information on booking this workshop contact [email protected]
Stay Tuned for more info on “Farming For Fuel” Virtual Visits!!!!!
October 5, 2010 — Virtual Visits
Recently I posted a blog post on our Virtual Visit connection with a young girl name Katherine who through partnership with The Learning Through Living Foundation, was able to engage in a Journey Inside The Eye VV with me here at NYSCI. WABC New York covered this event and ran the program yesterday. Here is the link to see the coverage.