Science Museum of Long Island

The Science Museum of Long Island (SMLI) offers more than 100 hands-on science workshops for school, scout, and homeschool groups. Thousands of children have experienced the fun and excitement of the SMLI’s classes. SMLI’s talented educators help science come alive for groups on field trips to the museum, as well as off-site all over Long Island.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

School

Programs for school groups focus on life science, physical science, and earth science. Students will learn through hands-on outdoor programs, fourth-grade proficiency programs, and gifted elementary, junior high, and high school programs. Activities include observing slides of microscopic organisms, performing chemical tests on blood samples, and examining fossil remains.

supports classroom learning in:
Science

topics covered:
Amphibians, Animal Adaptations, Bernoulli’s Principle, Biology, Black Holes, Chemistry, Constellations, Dinosaurs, Electricity, Forensics, Fossils, Galaxies, Habitats, Insects, Light, Magnets, Mammals, Minerals, Motion, Nebulae, Physics, Physiology, Plants, Reptiles, Rocks, Solar System, Stars, Volcanoes

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400 ext. 12
Email: dan@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30 students. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, if staying for lunch! Cost: Fee

Outreach

We can bring almost all SMLI programs to your location. Just ask! Mileage fees apply to certain areas of Long Island.

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400, ext. 12
Email: DSteiger@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30 participants. Cost: Fee

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Science Museum of Long Island

The Science Museum of Long Island (SMLI) offers more than 100 hands-on science workshops for school, scout, and homeschool groups. Thousands of children have experienced the fun and excitement of the SMLI’s classes. SMLI’s talented educators help science come alive for groups on field trips to the museum, as well as off-site all over Long Island.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Tiger Cub, and Webelos Scouts can earn a variety of belt loops/pins at SMLI, including Detective, Bugs, Geology, and Astronomy. Activities include setting up a terrarium to keep specimens found on the bug hunt, collecting rocks, deciphering messages to solve a mystery, and meeting one of the museum’s nocturnal animals before going on a 5 senses walk in the dark. Scout sleepovers are also available.

supports scout badges in:
Science

topics covered:
Amphibians, Animal Adaptations, Bernoulli’s Principle, Biology, Black Holes, Chemistry, Constellations, Dinosaurs, Electricity, Forensics, Fossils, Galaxies, Habitats, Insects, Light, Magnets, Mammals, Minerals, Motion, Nebulae, Physics, Physiology, Plants, Reptiles, Rocks, Solar System, Stars, Volcanoes

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400 ext. 12
Email: dan@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, if staying for lunch! Cost: Fee

Outreach

We can bring almost all SMLI programs to your location. Just ask! Mileage fees apply to certain areas of Long Island.

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400, ext. 12
Email: DSteiger@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30 participants. Cost: Fee

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Science Museum of Long Island

The Science Museum of Long Island (SMLI) offers more than 100 hands-on science workshops for school, scout, and homeschool groups. Thousands of children have experienced the fun and excitement of the SMLI’s classes. SMLI’s talented educators help science come alive for groups on field trips to the museum, as well as off-site all over Long Island.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

Hands-on programs at SMLI are a great supplement to homeschool life science, earth science, and physical science curriculums. Homeschoolers will enjoy learning about science with other homeschoolers while meeting animals, examining fossils, and discovering how humans can help save endangered animals. Email Dan for more information.

supports classroom learning in:
Science

topics covered:
Amphibians, Animal Adaptations, Bernoulli’s Principle, Biology, Black Holes, Chemistry, Constellations, Dinosaurs, Electricity, Forensics, Fossils, Galaxies, Habitats, Insects, Light, Magnets, Mammals, Minerals, Motion, Nebulae, Physics, Physiology, Plants, Reptiles, Rocks, Solar System, Stars, Volcanoes

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400 ext. 12
Email: dan@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, if staying for lunch! Cost: Fee

Outreach

We can bring almost all SMLI programs to your location. Just ask! Mileage fees apply to certain areas of Long Island.

contact info
Phone: 516-627-9400, ext. 12
Email: DSteiger@SMLI.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Max. 30 participants. Cost: Fee

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

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