EXPLORE NYC

EXPLORE NYC is a hands-on science exhibit that brings the exploration of urban nature to the streets. Elements include:

    • a custom-designed cart and benches for seating;
    • specimens to explore, including rocks, feathers, bones, moss, water samples, and more;
    • a nature-sounds listening station;
    • microscopes and magnifying glasses;
    • water-color pencils, brushes, and instructions about techniques of biological drawing;
    • a nature rubbing activity;
    • science books to read;
    • staff, volunteers, and educators to facilitate.

Blog posts about EXPLORE NYC:

Highlights from 2019

Highlights from 2019

Dear Friends, A quick update about what we've been working on, and a thought about where we work—public space. In New York City, public space is often a way to get from point A to point B. Sidewalk means: keep walking, there's someone right behind you here. And it...

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About our “new” name… Street Lab.

Street Lab began in Boston in 2006. In 2011, we moved the organization to NYC and launched the Uni Project, which was a portable reading room that roamed the city. In 2020, we are re-introducing our original name Street Lab to tie all this work together going forward, with much more to come.