Join us as we celebrate the Apollo 12 moon mission and the advances of space science as we once again look at traveling back to the Moon. New York Hall of Science and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum educators will engage participants in activities and discussions on the challenges of space exploration and the future of space travel. At the conclusion of the program, participants can enjoy the Museum for the remainder of the day. This free event is located at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on West 46 Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York, NY 10036, Pier 86. Learn more
Garden Apprentice Program at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Application Deadline: December 4, 2019
Event: March-November, 2020
The Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a great way for teens to learn about urban agriculture and the environment while working in one of the most exciting public gardens in the world! Apprentices can work their way up the four-tier program, potentially earning a paid position as a Tier 4 apprentice. If you enjoy getting your hands dirty and want to work with other teens, GAP may be for you. Apprentices make a nine-month commitment to GAP from March to November, which includes spring training, summer programming, and a weekly commitment throughout the spring and fall. Learn more and apply.
Register for National History Day Q&A Conference Calls with the Jackie Robinson Museum
Registration Deadline: December 6, 2019
Event: December 10, 2019
The 2019-20 National History Day theme is breaking barriers and to do a successful National History Day project, it’s crucial to complete thorough research to explore all facets of your subject matter. The Jackie Robinson Museum is available to answer any question on Jackie Robinson’s life and legacy to support History Day projects. Robinson’s complex life and legacy connect deeply to the fabric of American society not only through his career as the baseball player who integrated Major League Baseball, but also through his impact in entrepreneurship, economic justice, fair housing, quality education, voting rights, equitable job opportunities, and more. To complement students’ research about Jackie Robinson, the Jackie Robinson Museum will host special call-in sessions to answer questions from students. This event will take place by telephone but you must register
in advance to get the call-in information.
Informational Session on Teen Events and Programs at The Intrepid Museum Sea, Air & Space Museum
Registration Deadline: December 7, 2019
Event: December 7, 2019
Parents, teachers, school administrators, and teens from New York City are invited to learn more about The Intrepid Museum Sea, Air & Space Museum’s free teen leadership programs. Students currently in grades 8 and 9 are encouraged to attend an 11:00am session about the GOALS for Girls six-week summer intensive program that focuses on leadership and STEM. At 12:30pm, students currently in grades 9 through 11 of any gender are encouraged to attend a Youth Leadership Institute at Intrepid (YLI@Intrepid) info session. YLI@Intrepid focuses on civics, leadership, and social advocacy issues. Both teen programs provide college and career-readiness workshops and youth development opportunities. Attendees will receive application materials and updates before the application officially opens. Learn more
rFUTURE: A sustainability songwriting workshop and performance
Application Deadline: December 13, 2019
Are you a student musician who is passionate about sustainability, climate change, and/or environmental justice? The DOE Office of Sustainability, in partnership with Clean Green Music Machine, is providing a unique opportunity for DOE music teachers and their students to work with a professional artist to write a song that inspires change. This experience will culminate in performing live alongside your Music Mentor at Lincoln Center on Earth Day 2020. Learn more
Have a Grandchild of a Holocaust Survivor Visit Your Classroom
3GNY’s We Educate program trains grandchildren of Holocaust survivors to tell their family’s story to NYC public school students. Since the program began in 2010, speakers have presented in more than 100 schools across the city. Students studying the Holocaust and genocide especially will gain invaluable, connected, personalized history that is hard for textbooks to replicate. Speakers are coordinated to fit into your classroom’s schedule. Learn more
and email us with requests for visits.