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Belmont »

De Blasio Announces $650M Tech Upgrade for City Schools

The money will go toward helping schools upgrade their broadband internet access.

Upper West Side »

Councilwoman Wants to Restrict Science Experiment That Burned Students

The "rainbow experiment" that burned students is too dangerous, a local official said.

Upper West Side »

Whiz Kids Discover Way to Dissolve Styrofoam for National Contest

Styrofoam takes centuries to decompose, but three UWS students think they've found a new solution. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Kids Week Brings 'Star Wars,' Superheroes and Broadway to Intrepid Museum

The week teaches kids about history and science with entertaining exhibits and talks.

Fort Greene »

Student Makes Green Energy Strides with Electricity-Generating Floor Tile

Daniel Alhadeff is testing his idea to harness the energy created by footsteps to generate power.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Kids Use Robotics to Solve Real World Problems

DIVAS for Social Justice is sending a group of kids aged 9 to 14 to a robotics tournament on Saturday.

Upper East Side »

UES Medical Institutions to Research Life-Saving Drugs at New Facility

The newly formed Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute is meant to speed up drug-making.

Prospect Heights »

Petition Demands Brooklyn Botanic Garden Reinstate Its Science Department

More than 1,200 petitioners have added their names to an online campaign for the now-defunct department

Bed-Stuy »

Affordable Tech Camp Teaches Bed-Stuy Kids About Social Issues

At the DIVAS for Social Justice STEAM Camp, kids make robots and think about their neighborhood.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy School Opens New $400,000 Science Lab One Year After Closure Scare

P.S. 256 was called a failing school by the DOE in 2011, but took itself off the closure list last year.

Greenpoint »

Visitors Float on Goo at Brooklyn Science and Art Museum Pop-Up

McCarren Park is hosting the museum's first pop-up exhibit with oobleck and papier-mâché.

Corona »

New York Hall of Science Honors Young Corona Immigrant

Maria Taveras, 22, moved here from the Dominican Republic in 2006, and works as a science explainer.

Hudson Heights »

Storefront Science Workshops Let Children Learn Through Exploration

The uptown science workshops allow children to experiment with magnets, electric circuits and animals.

Battery Park City »

P.S. 276 Parents Worry Overcrowding Will Cost Students Art, Science Rooms

Parents at the Battery Park City school want to limit the number of kindergarten classes next fall.

Bedford Park »

Bronx Program Trains Next Generation of Women Scientists

The Lehman College program for high school students aims to engage young women in fields of science.

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