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Liberty Science Center (LSC.org) 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. Dedicated to bringing the excitement of science to people of all ages.

2018-2019

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Liberty Science Center

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Super Strong Shapes

Build and test your favorite three-dimensional shapes to find out which are not only strong but super strong. Explore whether the shape of an object can change its properties and its intended purpose in this hands-on program that blends science...

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3D Design with Tinker-cad

Young inventors and engineers needed! Learn the basics of 3D design. You will learn how to use Tinker-cad to bring your imagination to life.

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Acids and Bases

Learn the Power of Hydrogen! Explore this Chemistry concept by using everyday household products to understand acids and bases.

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Arduino Circuits

Dive into the world of circuits and electronics through this virtual coding platform! 

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Chemistry Of Candy!

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

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Cow eye Dissection

Our eyes allow us to see the world; but what is inside the eye and how does it work? In this program you will observe the dissection of a cow’s eye, examine each structure of the eye, and how light interacts with these parts.

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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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Force and Motion

Become a scientist and use some unlikely tools to investigate the science behind Force and Motion.

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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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Geometry in Nature

Did you know math can be found in a seashell, a honeycomb, or a leaf? Identify geometric shapes that exist in Nature, analyze the properties of shapes, and create your own 3D shapes out of paper.

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Intro to Game Design: Construct 3

Using Construct 3 combine your creativity and the foundations of coding to create your own custom video game adventure!

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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 as it...

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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. Hackensack Meridian UMC urologists are pioneers in the field of...

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Maple Seed Models

Explore how the maple seed gets the space it needs to grow and survive in this exploration that will have you creating your own maple seed model.

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Meet The Surgeon Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Learn about Pediatric Orthopedic surgery from a real surgeon right here at Liberty Science Center. At a Meet the Surgeon session, a pediatric orthopedist will describe their experiences in the surgical room. Here, students will learn about...

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Meet the Surgeon: Heart Transplant

Meet the Surgeon! Dr. Margarita Camacho travels to Liberty Science Center to talk to students about the heart transplantation process. Using a case study with video, follow a young man's journey to get a new heart. This program includes the...

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Organizing Fossils

In this program, students will observe and determine the makeup of various fossils.  By understanding these fossils, students will create a geologic time scale to understand the species found at certain periods in Earth history.

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Pollinators: Honey Bees

Have you thanked a bee today? Pollinators provide an essential service to the ecosystem. At least a third of the world's agricultural crops depend on pollination provided by insects and other animals. Honey bees produce and store honey, but they...

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Teacher PD: Investigating Climate Change & Human Impact on Ecosystems

Teachers are facing many new challenges this year. They’re adjusting to new online or hybrid learning environments at the same time as they continue to implement the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. With an increased emphasis on evidence...

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Wonders of the Night Sky

Using the same advanced software as in our planetarium, we bring astronomy and aerospace content to the classroom and your students’ home screens. All of these programs are presented ‘live’ by an LSC Planetarium Educator and allow for lots of time...

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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

http://lsc.org/for-educators/

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Liberty Science Center cover:

Problem Based Learning Workshop
STEM
Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Mathematics
Sciences
Literacy
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