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Liberty Science Center

a CILC Content Provider

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Liberty Science Center's mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers and excite learners of all ages about the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology.


LSC is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. The age-appropriate, curriculum-linked STEM programs in our portfolio are designed for each grade level from preschool through post-college, including pupils with special needs. All of our programs are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)—known in New Jersey as NJSLS (Science)—to help identify those that best meet your curriculum goals.

2018-2019

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Liberty Science Center

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Chemistry Of Candy!

Investigate chemistry with sweet delights to explore chemical and physical changes, then separate materials based on their properties.

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Coding Virtual Rovers

This is a 45-minute videoconference that will require students to have access to their own computer/tablet. Using a user-friendly, web-based computer science coding program, create a code to navigate a virtual rover through a maze.

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Design Thinking with Tinkercad

This is a videoconference that will require students to have access to their own computer/tablet. Engage in the online digital creation of 3D models and learn how to create pieces designed for a community with needs.

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Digital Art Studio

Explore color theory, lighting, and animation to create digital art or animation. This intuitive STEAM toolset is limited only by your imagination. 

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Disease Transmission

We are influenced every day by the microbes around us, especially viruses. Take on the role of epidemiologists and use online simulations to investigate the growth and transmission of viruses.

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Forensic Science Kit: Gotham Detective

This program includes a kit and a 60-minute videoconference. Conduct an investigation and analyze evidence to build a case against one of the city's notorious criminal masterminds.

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Intro to 3D Design with Tinkercad

This session is an introductory program where students will learn the basics of 3D design using the open-source software Tinkercad. Students will design a custom desk nameplate to help create a sense of ownership and stewardship.

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Intro to Game Design

This is a videoconference that will require students to have access to their own computers. Design custom characters, animations, and behaviors for video games using Scratch.

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Live From Surgery - Kidney Transplant

From the first incision to the last suture, your students can witness the excitement and drama of surgery in action. Through real-time, interactive videoconferencing with a hospital surgical suite, they’ll have a front-row seat to surgery.

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Live From Surgery - Neurosurgery

From the first incision to the last suture, your students can witness the excitement and drama of surgery in action. Through real-time, interactive videoconferencing with a hospital surgical suite, they’ll have a front-row seat to neurosurgery.

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Live From Surgery : Robotic Surgery

Liberty Science Center is proud of what the Department of Urology at HackensackUMC has to offer, and we are pleased to share it with you via the Live From Robotic Surgery program.

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Live From Surgery PLUS: Bacteria Detective

This program includes a kit and a 60-minute videoconference. Learn to distinguish groups of bacteria using digital materials to simulate gram-staining techniques and identify specimens.

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Meet The Surgeon Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Learn about Pediatric Orthopedic surgery from a real surgeon! You will meet Dr. Samara Friedman MD, FAAOS, a pediatric orthopedist, who will describe their experiences in the surgical room.

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Meet the Surgeon: Heart Transplant

Meet the Surgeon! Dr. Margarita Camacho will to talk to students about the heart transplantation process. This program includes the engineering and design process, analyses of real-data and FDA approvals for medical devices implantation.

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Meet the Surgeon: Neonatal Surgery

Learn about Neonatal surgery from a real surgeon right here at Liberty Science Center. You will meet Dr. Yi-horng Lee, MD, a neonatal surgeon, who will describe their experiences in the surgical room. 

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Mystery at The Hotel Philadelphia

This program includes a kit and a 60-minute videoconference. Conduct an investigation, collect, and analyze evidence to identify a pathogen, and solve a deadly mystery outbreak based on a real-world disease outbreak.

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Mary McDonald   vcbookings@lsc.org
Liberty Science Center
Jersey City NJ 07305
2012531214
United States

https://lsc.org/education

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Liberty Science Center cover:

Problem Based Learning Workshop
STEM
Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Mathematics
Sciences
Literacy
Problem Solving
Title I
Special Needs
Cross Curriculum

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"The staff at LSC is extremely knowledgeable and our teachers are grateful for their expertise. The lessons they do with our children complement our curriculum and, of course, tie in with the New Jersey State Standards. What is also most impressive is how the LSC staff brings each topic to the exact grade level and learning styles of our students." 

                                                                     - Pat Ensslen, Technology Coordinator, Dr. William Mennies School, Vineland, NJ
 
"I wish to commend the Liberty Science Center's Distance Learning programs conducted via Video Teleconference. The programs are not only informative but they are skillfully presented and fun for our audiences." 
                                                                       - Kathleen Degyansky, Assistant Director, Queens Public Library