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World Science Academy

World Science Academy is a pre-college program for New York City high school students and educators that provides exclusive access to renowned scientists in a multitude of environments. With in-person and online activities tailored to student interests, high school students can gain a lifelong interest in the sciences while teachers advance their own learning. World Science Academy’s distinguished scientists include Brian Greene, Nora Volkow, Lee Berger, Ellen Stofan, and Gabriela González.

For Students

Experience and learn about the potential for science to change your schooling, your career, and your life.

– Meet and study with world leading scientists
– Visit top university research labs and meet lab directors
– Receive hands-on scientific training in the field
– Attend World Science Festival programs
– Enhance pre-college experience and college application credentials
– Earn a World Science Academy certificate

For Educators

Explore unique and memorable ways to take teaching to the next level.

– Participate in professional development courses led by top experts and attend a corresponding theatrical lecture with students
– Attend courses taught by world-renowned scientists and Nobel Laureates as a World Science U for a Day Fellow
– Visit labs of working scientists
– Attend World Science Festival programs featuring leading scientists

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN WORLD SCIENCE ACADEMY?

If you’re a teacher and interested in having your class participate, please contact our education department. Students interested in participating, please have your teacher or school contact the email address listed above.
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Upcoming Events

October 10, 2017: Registration Deadline for 2017-2018 Programs

Fall 2017: Introduction Workshops

January 2018: Research Workshops

January-March 2018: Research

March 2018: Lab Tours