Science Alliance

Science Alliance is 100 percent virtual for Winter and Spring. 

You can now join us from anywhere in the world on Zoom from 4:30–6:30 pm ET.

Spots are limited. Sign-up now!

What is Science Alliance all about? 

  • Introducing 6th and 7th Graders to unique, real-world, and cutting-edge science ideas
  • Conveying the interdisciplinary nature of science
  • Learning science research practices
  • Illustrating the diversity of STEM careers
  • Engaging students in collaborative, creative teamwork

What does virtual learning look like at the Museum?

  • Classes meet on Zoom and feature the Museum’s digital assets (videos, visualization software, and virtual hall tours). 
  • We send home materials to allow students to participate in interactive, hands-on activities.
  • Our classes include guest appearances from Museum scientists.
  • We use interactive tools to ensure that students are actively participating and fully engaged.

How to Register

  • Please note that the Grade level for each program below refers to the Grade your child will enter in the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • To register for each program, click the “buy now” button and add “SAP” to the Acceptance ID field during registration. 

Fees and Cancellation Policy

  • Each session costs $1,000. The Museum welcomes families seeking financial assistance for the Science Alliance Program. (Please note, only families from New York City are eligible for tuition assistance.)
  • To receive a full refund (100%), you must cancel at least 30 days before the start of the program. 
    • To receive a partial refund (50%), you must cancel at least 15 days before the start of the program.
    • If you cancel less than 15 days before the start of the program, you will not receive a refund. ​
    • To cancel your registration in any of our programs, please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200. 

To learn more about the programs, read the descriptions below, or contact us at ScienceAlliance@amnh.org.

Winter Sessions 2021

CLASS GRADE LEVELDATES & TIMES 

The Human Story

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Grade 6, Grade 7

January 5, 2021 – March 9, 2021

Tuesdays, 4:30–6:30 pm


Anthro-Explorations

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Grade 6, Grade 7

January 8, 2021 – March 12, 2021

Fridays, 4:30–6:30 pm


Spring 2021 Sessions

CLASS AGE GROUPDATES & TIMES 

Archaeo-Astronomy

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Grade 6, Grade 7

April 13, 2021 – June 8, 2021

Tuesdays, 4:30–6:30 pm


Bio-Explorations

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Grade 6, Grade 7

April 16, 2021 – June 11, 2021

Fridays, 4:30–6:30 pm


Support for middle school programs is provided by Con Edison.