ASD: Playdough Robots

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November 18, 2017

10:30am.

New York Hall of Science

Corona

Young elementary, Adult

FREE

Event description:

Design and build a funky robot using playdough and recycled electronic parts.Join us for hands-on science experiments and sensory-rich projects in workshops specially designed for children, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings.

Science Scouts workshops include a small teacher-to-student ratio as students practice focusing/concentration, social cognition, collaboration/teamwork, listening/comprehension skills and more. Our educators are trained to work with kids with differences.

These free workshops provide opportunities to enjoy family time at the museum in a welcoming, safe and understanding environment, allow parents to network with one another, and help families discover the wonder of science learning together. Materials will include visual schedules, a communication booklet and more.

Sometimes creativity can get messy, so please dress your young scientist (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered.

Address: 47-01 111th St.
Corona, NY 11368
Phone: 718-699-0005
Website: nysci.org

About New York Hall of Science

Standard hours: M-F 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sat/Sun 10 am - 6 pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No

New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.

NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology and play affect how we learn.

NYSCI was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.


Parking: Paid
Nearest public transportation stop: 7 (local 111th Street Station)
Party room: Yes

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