Youth Programs at Ossining
NEW! Butterflies, Dragons and Damsels for ages 8-12
Butterflies with their bright colors and flying abilities are a natural attraction. Students will learn about their life cycle, dangers they face and how we can help them survive. As aerial acrobats, dragonflies and damselflies predate the dinosaurs. Learn how these fascinating insects are indicators of water quality and provide some mosquito control.
NEW! Herb Garden for ages 8-12
Students will learn about herbs by using their senses; from fabulous fragrances and tastes to wonderful textures and visual traits. Learn how herb gardens can be used as a tool for learning about history, cooking, crafts, and more.
Intro to Human Anatomy for ages 8-12
Using skeletons and models, students explore basic human anatomy, concentrating on the ways in which body parts fit together to influence how we move, function and carry out every day physiologic processes.
Go Green! For ages 8-12
This class will infuse the study of science and art. Students will engage in hands-on activities and art projects, while raising awareness about environmental issues. The students will create projects that encourage them to think critically about recycling, conservation, our world and the environmental footprint that is being left behind.
The Science of Forensics: What’s Behind CSI? For ages 13-17
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at CSI? Here’s your chance to become an investigator, explore mock crime scenes, collect evidence, and undercover hidden clues.
The Scientist as Detective—for ages 8-12
Students will learn how to problem solve and investigate scientific issues. They will determine what questions to ask, what procedures to follow, how to collect, organize and interpret data based on their experiments.
The Scientific Method—for ages 9-12
This class will provide the opportunity for students to ask questions, form hypotheses, design & perform experiments, make observations, collect data, & draw conclusions.
The World of Emergency Medicine – for ages 13-17
Come and explore the responsibilities & rewards of being an emergency medicine professional.
Pullback Car Engineering
Vertical Wind Turbine
The attached application is for: Fall 2017 – Youth Science Application
- Understanding the Brain