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Fax: (516) 365-8927
E-mail: Smli@optonline.net

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Welcome to the Science Museum of Long Island, where science comes alive! Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents in 1963, SMLI is a not-for-profit science activity center located on the Leeds Pond Preserve in Nassau County. The Science Museum offers enrichment workshops for children on weekdays and during school vacations. We invite teachers and community leaders to learn about our field trips, as well as programs we can bring to your site.  All activities at the Science Museum are pre-registered hands-on science workshops. To experience the Science Museum, you must register for our programs. Our Registrar can be reached at (516) 627-9400 extension 10.


Please note: SMLI is not an exhibit museum.

SMLI's 2nd Annual Fundraiser to salute

"Long Island's Outstanding Advocates for Science & Technology"

Westbury Manor

Wednesday, April 30, 6pm – 8pm

This is the second annual awards program to honor individuals across Long Island who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to science and technology. This year's event will be Sponsored by the Martone Foundation and produced by Legendary Events, Inc.

This year's Honorees include
Michael Aharoni, - Network USA
Maya Bensen - New York Life Ins. Co.
BluChip Marketing
Scott Bronson - Brookhaven National Lab
Kevan Cleary - US Attorney's Office
Prof. Stephen Farenga - Dowling College
Andrew Greller - Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York
Linda Leuzzi - Science Writer/Author
Lee Mandel - CEO, IntraLogic Solutions Inc.
Elizabeth Martone - BankUnited
Steffen Mueller Ph. D - Codagenix, Inc.
Peconic Baykeeper
Frantz Pierre-Louis - CPA
Donald Riepe - American Litoral Society
Paul L. Sieswerda - Wildlife Conservation Society
Irina Sushko - United World Foundation
Hon. Wayne Wink Jr. - Town Clerk, North Hempstead

For more information or to purchase tickets, journal ads or a sponsorship for "Long Island's Outstanding Advocates for Science & Technology" on April 30th at the Westbury Manor, call Legendary Events, (516) 222-0550, or visit www.outstandingscienceadvocates.eventbrite.com or email at tgittere@legendaryevents.net?

sun2014 Summer Camp Open Housesun

Sunday, May 4th

9:00am - 12:00pm

(No discount on week 1; Cannot be applied on previous registrations; Must pay in full )

Join us for our final Summer Camp Open House and recieve an exclusive discount of $25 off per week, meet our excellent staff and have all your questions answered. Summer is almost here, do not miss out on your last opportunity to save.


Long Island Raiders Discount

*$50.00 per Raider's Session*

(Discount is good from 4/1/2014 - 5/4/2014; Cannot be applied on previous registrations; Must pay in full)

Due to high demand, our L.I. Raiders program is back with 2 new sessions. In this program we will venture outside the boundaries of the preserve to discover science from a different perspective. Join us for an exciting adventure week.

Raiders I - July 21 - 25, 2014

Raiders II - August 25 - 29, 2014




Wednesday Night Lite

Conservation Talks for Everyone

7 PM at SMLI Visitor Center

April 30 - "Long Island Glacial Geology: A Coastline on Ice"
Presented By: Herb Mills - Professor Geology/Nassau County Geologist

June 4 - " Aquaculture and Hydropoonics: The Greening of Urban Rooftops

Presented By: Dr. Martin P. Schreibman - Brooklyn College

June 25 - "Dolphins, Seals & Whales; Oh My!"

Presented By: Dr. Artie Kopelman - CRESLI/CERCOM


Seating is limited- Reserve your seat by calling (516)-627-9400 Ext.10

or Online by following the link above


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The mission of the Science Museum of Long Island is to:

Stimulate and nurture children’s natural interest in science and help them to discover the power of science through the fun of science

Provide science education through hands-on learning

Elevate the level of science literacy

Towards the mission, the Science Museum of Long Island is primarily dedicated to experiential science education for children. The Museum does this by presenting educational programs, conducting field explorations, and participating in research.