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Get ready to blast off! Summer is here and so is +Maker Camp - Summer 2014  . Live from +New York Hall of Science today join Apollo astronaut +Buzz Aldrin and +NASA Goddard space center as we travel to the stars!
 
Join us for a truly stellar Hangout as we launch Maker Camp live from +New York Hall of Science. We'll be joined by Apollo astronaut +Buzz Aldrin, and the folks at +NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will share their dreams for the future of space exploration.

You can watch the Hangout right here on this event page,  on our Google+ page (g.co/makercamp), or on our YouTube channel (http://goo.gl/Nh1KIJ). 

#makercamp   #space   #DIY  
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Let's make this 4th of July colorful. This weekend bring your #LittleMakers to make their own sidewalk spray chalk.
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We have another entry to the #MakeItAtHomeChallenge. This one comes from Logan who build his out of Legos! http://ow.ly/yEwL5 #diy
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Get outside! Bug Day this Saturday is featured in Spare Times for Children for this weekend: http://ow.ly/ywzP6 #bugs #feast #fun
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Calling teachers: Summer PD sessions are in! July 15, NYSCI will be hosting a special Connected Classroom Summer PD focusing on fun hands-on STEM activities. Limited sign-up is open now: http://goo.gl/lPem6R
 
It's never too early to start planning for the next school year!
Join NYSCI and a community of educators as we explore strategies for engaging students starting on Day 1.
Explore hands-on activities such as a polymer experiment and a climate change investigation, share best practices with teachers from across the country and leave with resources that will start your year off with a bang.
If you're interested in directly participating, sign-up here: http://goo.gl/lPem6R. Space is limited.
Facilitator: Michaela Labriole, Manager of Online Professional Development.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by New York Hall of Science. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Connected Classrooms PD: Back to School STEM
Tue, July 15, 1:00 PM
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Every wondered what a cricket tastes like? #bugs #insects #gourmet #fun http://ow.ly/yoIef
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NYSCI members save up to 50% on @makerfaire tix! Become a NYSCI #member & save: http://ow.ly/yKaeh #worldmakerfaire
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New York Hall of Science

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Joining our Back to School STEM PD on July 15? Here's a materials list:

Milk (About 1 cup)
Food coloring (2-3 drops)
Shallow dish or bowl
Liquid Soap
Balloon (You might want a few)
Wooded skewer (You might use it for grilling)
Your best ideas for engaging students at the start of the school year!
 
It's never too early to start planning for the next school year!
Join NYSCI and a community of educators as we explore strategies for engaging students starting on Day 1.
Explore hands-on activities such as a polymer experiment and a climate change investigation, share best practices with teachers from across the country and leave with resources that will start your year off with a bang.

To follow along with the activities, you'll need:
Milk (About 1 cup)
Food coloring (2-3 drops)
Shallow dish or bowl
Liquid Soap
Balloon (You might want a few)
Wooded skewer (You might use it for grilling)
Your best ideas for engaging students at the start of the school year!

If you're interested in directly participating, sign-up here: http://goo.gl/lPem6R. Space is limited.
Facilitator: Michaela Labriole, Manager of Online Professional Development.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by New York Hall of Science. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
Connected Classrooms PD: Back to School STEM
Tue, July 15, 1:00 PM
Hangouts On Air

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Missing out on Bug Day? #LittleMakers will be bugging out tomorrow with recycled materials: http://ow.ly/yxhbq #preschoolers #bugs
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#designlab treehouse is open today. Summer activities are in full swing so get the whole family making stuff! #tgif http://ow.ly/ywz65
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It's never too early to start planning for the next school year!
Join NYSCI and a community of educators as we explore strategies for engaging students starting on Day 1.

We'll discuss tips for creating powerful lesson prompts and share best practices for virtual field trips and other online programs. You'll leave with ideas and resources that will start your year off with a bang.

To follow along, you may want the following materials: 
Cardboard (any size)
Aluminum Foil
Tape
Small 3v battery- https://www.sparkfun.com/products/338 3mm LED lights- https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9650 or Home Depot
Your best ideas for engaging students at the start of the school year!

If you're interested in directly participating, sign-up here: http://goo.gl/lPem6R. Space is limited.
Facilitator: Michaela Labriole, Manager of Online Professional Development.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by New York Hall of Science. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
Connected Classrooms PD: Back to School STEM
Tue, July 15, 1:00 PM
Hangouts On Air

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Teachers! Feel free to submit your questions for Michaela before the event as well as during. We'd love to hear from you.
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Chief Content Officer, Eric Siegel, talks about the 64 Worlds Faire and it's enduring educational asset, NYSCI: http://ow.ly/ylW6E
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NYC's hands-on science center
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Built initially as a pavilion for the 1964 World's Fair, the New York Hall of Science is now New York City's hands-on science and technology center. Since 1986, NYSCI has served over seven million children, parents and teachers. NYSCI's mission is to convey the excitement and understanding of science and technology to children, families, teachers and others by galvanizing their curiosity and offering them creative, participatory ways to learn. NYSCI features the largest collection of hands-on science exhibits in New York City. Visitors of all ages can explore over 450 interactive exhibits.