American Museum Of Natural History


New Planetarium Show Explores Some Dark That Matters

Sunday, November 03, 2013


Space fans can now explore the mysterious world of dark energy and dark matter at the American Museum of Natural History.

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A Museum Program To Train Public School Science Teachers

Monday, January 02, 2012

The American Museum of Natural History plans to put its galleries and laboratories on offer to master's students in a new training program in earth science education. The Master of Arts in Teaching program is meant to address a shortage of qualified earth science teachers in high-need public schools in New York.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Science 101: Astronomy

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Last year, New York City's 4th and 8th graders scored below both the state and national averages on a nationwide science exam. Just 13% of eighth-graders were deemed proficient in science on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Every day over the next week, we'll take a few minutes to get to the bottom of some common science questions.

Today's scientist is Mordecai Mark Mac Low, astronomer and chair of the division of physical sciences at the American Museum of Natural History.

Today: Astronomy

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