The Sciences

Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in the Bronx

Solar Glasses- check (courtesy of Metro Optics) Place to hang and watch the Eclipse- check.   If you’re looking for a place to go to watch the upcoming Solar Eclipse on August 21st, we’ve started to compile a list of events and parties happening around the borough. Hosting one? Let us know and we will add to our round up!   Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at the Pelham Bay Library

Checking out Kiwi Crate: Science of Magic Box

By Jennifer Vargas   My daughter is very into science and crafts. I’m always looking for activities and kits to entertain and help her develop this inquiry of hers. I recently came across this subscription called Kiwi Crate. Kiwi Crate’s philosophy is to inspire the next generation of scientists, artists and makers. It is a monthly subscription package that have crates that cater to ages 0-16+. I decided to get

A day of science, history, art, and exploration in the Bronx River

Calling all past, present, and future Bronx River Stewards!  Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of science, history, art, and exploration in the Bronx River. Join a science study in the morning to discover the secrets of the river, from how it flows to what lives in its depths. Then we hope to see you afterward at 2pm in Concrete Plant Park for data sharing and entertainment. When:

Nearby: Free STEM camps for kids

  Check out this free week long summer camp hosted by Microsoft and littleBits in NYC. The free week long maker camp will allow kids to explore their creativity through littleBits, a platform of easy to use electronic building blocks. Kids ages 8-11 will get an introduction to electronics and robotics in a fun and interactive environment. Campers can bring their ideas to life and make amazing inventions such as a

Summer STEM Series: Annedroids

This is a sponsored post.     While the summer is a nice break from testing and nightly homework, it’s still important to keep young minds engaged. This doesn’t mean you have to create tedious lesson plans and miss out on outdoor fun- the opportunity to learn is everywhere. Think of a topic in school and there is a way to turn any summer setting into the classroom. Summer is

World Science Festival's City of Science Makes First Stop in the Bronx

  Get Ready! World Science Festival and Con Edison are launching City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. First stop is the Bronx! Lehman College hosts the first event in the series, Saturday, May 7, 10am-4pm, at the APEX (250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Gate 7, in the Bronx). The daylong City

Call for Entries: Young Scientist Challenge + STEM Activity Ideas

    If you’ve been a follower of Bronxmama for a while now, then you know we love to share STEM related opportunities and information for kids (we are the home of The Bronx High School of Science, after all!) . Especially being the mom of two girls, I am always happy to encourage my girls and support their interests- especially in the math and science fields. My oldest Briana

Apply for Free Science and STEM Enrichment Programs during Spring Break

Apply Now to attend Exciting Science and STEM Enrichment Programs during Spring Break! Programs for elementary, middle, and high school students at the NYC Department of Education Environmental Study Center, NYC Center for Space Science Education, Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Harlem DNA Lab, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. Deadline to apply is

Nearby: FREE Family Saturdays @ the Lab

  Located just around 30 minutes from the Bronx, The Jacob Burns Film Center hosts free family events on the first Saturday of each month. Check out their upcoming events:     FREE FAMILY EVENT Come to the Media Arts Lab on the first Saturday of every month for our NEW family event. Our teachers will help media makers of all ages explore, discover, and create amazing projects. Family Saturdays

Bronx Children's Museum Event

Upcoming Appearances: Saturday, December 1st: 2:00-4:00pm Bronx Terminal Market Holiday Arts Bronx Terminal Market Join the museum at Home Depot in creating fun holiday crafts for children of all ages. The bus will not be present. Saturday, December 8th: 11:00am-1:00pm Longwood Arts Collaboration Westchester Square 2700 E. Tremont Ave. Children will create artwork inspired by the Bronx River flora and fauna while visiting the “River on the Go” bus. Digg

Bronx Children's Museum River on the Go Bus Appearancesp

Upcoming Bus Appearances: Saturday, June 16th: 10:30am-5:00pm Hunts Point Fish Parade & Summer Festival Barretto Point Park (Tiffany St. & Viele Ave.) Join us for a day of celebrating the Bronx’s waterfront heritage, honoring graduates, selling food, an annual talent show and raffle prize – fun for all ages! Sunday, June 24th: 12:00pm-6:00pm Riverdale Riverfest College of Mount St. Vincent, Marillac Lawn Celebrate the Hudson River and the Riverdale Greenway

Exciting Events at Iridescent April ScienceFest!

Iridescent April ScienceFest Check out the newly opened Iridescent South Bronx Science Studio at their first monthly science festival!  Come mix and mingle, take part in an Engineering Design Challenge, check out the wind tunnel, digital music creation station, the solar scooter, learn about musical instrument engineering, make some wii art, learn about other program opportunities, and more! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet

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