Advanced Science Research Center IlluminationSpace 40.8156° N -73.9501° W

Description

Greetings Educational Leaders of NYC!

Are you interested in exposing your students to explore the world of science and research?
Are you interested in having your students interact with top scientists from across the world?**
If so we have great news!

The Advanced Science Research Center’s IlluminationSpace Tour is the perfect learning opportunity for your students. The ASRC IlluminationSpace field trip program welcomes hundreds of visitors each year, both virtually and in person to our interactive educational center located on the first floor of our Reseach facility.

Both experiences are FREE and introduce participants to CUNY and the mission of interdisciplinary research at The ASRC and what a career as a scientist looks like. Tour guides cover the key concepts of our 5 research initiatives which include:
Nanoscience
Photonics
Structural Biology
Neuroscience
Environmental Science

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Virtual Trips

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Our Virtual Tours are a one hour experience where students and teachers can log into our interactive platform from a computer, laptop, phone or smartboard and tour The ASRC building. The experience will be guided by a facilitator who will introduce CUNY, The Advanced Science Research and our interdisciplinary research areas. The tour explores different laboratories and learning space, filled with interactive content and videos explaining the research at the ASRC. Students will have time to explore the space on their own and complete a scavenger hunt to discover hidden content. The 1 hour experience also includes a career talk by one of our research scientists and materials on CUNY programs and citywide STEM programs will also be shared.

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In-Person Trips

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( Students must be fully vaccinated or provide negative PCR test results within 7 days of trip, see COVID Guidelines below)

In- person field trips are a two hour experience and center around The IlluminationSpace is an immersive learning environment featuring interactive, motion sensing exhibitions highlighting the fundamentals of each research initiative at the ASRC. Facilitators help guide students through the exhibits and lead conversations on research in our everyday lives. A guest scientist joins us for a career talk and tour of their lab. All students leave with a CUNY admissions packet and guide to other STEM programs in NYC.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: **
**For access to the ASRC, all visitors must comply with the following:

Vaccine/testing requirements
• Every visitor to a CUNY campus, whether accessing indoor or outdoor spaces, must provide proof to CUNY that they either (i) are fully vaccinated OR (ii) have had a negative COVID-19 molecular (PCR) test performed by an accredited lab no more than 7 days prior to the visit***
Cleared4 approval notice
• Vaccine or negative test must be verified through CUNY’s Cleared4 application. • Instructions will be emailed to you in advance of your on how to claim your account.
Please allow for at least 1 business day for approval of your Cleared4 account from time of submission.
Enter through the ASRC main entrance (via the plaza) and check-in with Public Safety.
You must show the officer your Cleared4 pass before you are authorized to enter the building.
Comply with all/any social distancing, PPE requirements, and/or other COVID-19 safety measures which are in place at the time of your visit. Please read full ASRC COVID-19 Public Health and Safety Policies for current restrictions.
A full list of participants with contact information will be required 1 week in advance of trip to be registered under the CUNY CLEARED4 App.


Cancellation Policy

2 weeks notice

Info

85 Saint Nicholas Terrace
New York, NY 10031

+1 212-413-3300

IlluminationSpace@gc.cuny.edu

Sun
Closed
Mon
Closed
Tues
11:00 am - 1:2 am
Wed
Closed
Thur
11:00 am - 1:2 am
Fri
Closed
Sat
Closed

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Subjects
Ecosystems, Earth's Systems, Weather And Climate, Chemistry, Engineering, Science, Physics, Technology, The Scientific Method, Biology, Life Sciences, Climate
Activities
Field Trip, Live Virtual Event, Family Programs, Career Talk
Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary, Adult
Cost
Free
Accommodations
Outdoor Lunch Space

Learning Experiences

Field Trip

In Person Field Trip

After exploring the ASRC interactive IlluminationSpace, students meet guest scientists from one or more of our 5 interdisciplinary research initiatives. The scientists share the journey of their career and the social significance of their research. We then take a tour of the ASRC lab facilities and see what academic life at CUNY is like. All students go home with CUNY admissions packets.

Subjects Covered

science, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, the scientific method

Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, adult, postsecondary
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
120 min.
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Live Virtual Event

Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Trips
Our Virtual Tours are a one hour experience where students and teachers can log into our interactive platform from a computer, laptop, phone or smartboard and tour The ASRC building. The experience will be guided by a facilitator who will introduce CUNY, The Advanced Science Research and our interdisciplinary research areas. The tour explores different laboratories and learning space, filled with interactive content and videos explaining the research at the ASRC. Students will have time to explore the space on their own and complete a scavenger hunt to discover hidden content. The 1 hour experience also includes a career talk by one of our research scientists and materials on CUNY programs and citywide STEM programs will also be shared.

Subjects Covered

science, biology, earth's systems, chemistry, physics

Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, postsecondary
Capacity
100 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.
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Family Programs