"STEM Explorers powered by Green Teens" explores the importance of the natural world and promote environmental advocacy through interactive education programs. Past on-site workshops explored various aspects of animal life on Earth.
The Buzz About Bees
- What is pollination and why does it matter? Learn how insects like bees help us grow our food.
- Did you know there are 416 bee species that live in New York? These insects are important pollinators. Invite mason bees into your garden by making a bee house.
- Explore the different parts of a flower through a simple flower dissection.
Wild About Zoos
- After severe damage from Hurricane Sandy, the New York Aquarium has finally reopened its shark exhibit. Head over to Coney Island to check it out!
- Bringing kids to the zoo helps language development, sparks curiosity, and encourages exploration.
- Do you love looking at pictures of animals? Check out the top five wild animal Instagram accounts.
- How are polar bears so good at keeping warm? How does their fur help them survive in the arctic? New research shows how complex a polar bear's coat really is.
- What is the difference between heat and temperature? Find out some cool facts about heat here.
- Try out an experiment to discover how insulators work to keep you warm during the cold months.
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