The Long Island Science Center a not for profit 501(c)3 organization, encourages enthusiasm and excitement for learning and stimulates discovery and creativity. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations, and both in-house and on-site (schools, libraries and community centers) programs enhance the discovery process for visitors regardless of age or background. This "learning by doing philosophy" underpins the Science Center's programs and exhibits. As people freely explore the materials and activities available, they become empowered and motivated to learn more about Science and life.
The Long Island Science Center's exhibits and programs educate through an interactive and exciting learning environment and is a resource for families, teachers and students. Lectures and demonstrations of general topics of scientific interest at offered. Companies have the opportunity to highlight and share with the public innovations in science and technology. We are planning to move to a building where we will have the opportunity to expand our exhibits and programming. We need help to make the move! Our goal is to fill our new building with interactive exhibits that support our educational programming. These plans include expanding our ecological exhibits to help teach children about ecosystems, showcase advancements in technology, and explore changes on earth both evolutionary and geological.
Help us create a science center that, through a learn by doing philosophy, will empower our current and future workforce! An understanding of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the scientific method is important for all people in the workplace. The Science Center believes that it is the responsibility of the entire community to build an informed and skilled workforce of employees.