Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Spring is around the corner! Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we kickoff the spring season and work to maintain the rain garden at Meadow Lake. Rain gardens are important for removing pollutants, absorbing nutrients, and increasing the biodiversity within the area. We will use tools to prune ornamental grasses within the rain garden
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm
Are you protecting your eyes from the sun? Following the 20-20-20 rule? If not, you are not doing enough for the health of your eyes. Learn from Mount Sinai Queens optometrist, Dr. Elena Schmidt, what you can do today to take care of your eyes and preserve your vision as you age. Sign up today!
Apr 22 all-day
April 22, 2020 marks the 5oth anniversary of Earth Day! Join us on the farm to commemorate this historic occasion and learn how Queens Farm celebrates Earth Day every day. Kids can make their own Bee Hotel to protect pollinators and BEE a part of the farm’s Trash Flash Mob. Earth Day participants can Adopt-a-Worm
Jul 6 – Dec 31 all-day
This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high-resolution images of real brains from different species to artistic portraits crafted out of brain cells. Viewers can look at high-resolution images of octopi, zebra finches, mice, turtle, and human brains, as well as original artwork inspired by brains.
Aug 3 – Aug 7 all-day
Ages 8 – 10 August 3 – 7, 2020; 10 am – noon This virtual summer camp will highlight the interesting ways that science makes things go boom from chemical interactions to sound vibrations. Participants will observe a colorful foamy reaction called elephant toothpaste and learn safe ways to conduct a similar effect at home.
Aug 10 – Aug 14 all-day
Ages 8 – 10 August 10 – 14, 2020; 10 am – noon In this weeklong virtual summer camp, participants will tap into their creativity while making connections between brain, art and science. They’ll create personal art masterpieces and learn about primary and secondary colors, and principles of math. They’ll also learn how the brain’s
Oct 27 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Discover chemistry in art! Paper marbling is an ancient technique that produces patterns that imitate smooth marble and other stones. Through several centuries, people have applied marbled materials to various surfaces such as bookbinding and stationery. Part of its appeal is that each print is unique; you will never find an identical one in the
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Have you ever wondered how and when fingerprints are formed? Did you know that even twins don’t have the same fingerprints? Forensic Scientist and STEM Educator, Tamykah Anthony, will be teaching all about fingerprints. Learn about the three kinds of fingerprints and examine your own and your family’s to see if you share similar prints.
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