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Nonprofit Overview

Mission: BioBus inspires the next generation of scientists by offering hands-on learning opportunities for young people. We operate state-of-the-art educational facilities where students and their teachers engage in authentic scientific inquiry alongside professional scientists.

Results: Over 15,000 students in over 90 schools and communities have explored the microscopical world aboard the BioBus since 2008. Student attitudes towards biology is more positive following a BioBus visit (2.83 +/- 1.05 before vs.  4.56 +/- 0.7 after, maximum score = 5, n=174).

Target demographics: Low-income K-12 students in the New York and across the country.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10,000

Geographic areas served: United States

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

It was incredibly well organized, very friendly staff, and perfectly suited to kids. It was the highlight of the fair for my kids!


Client Served

Rating: 4

I had a great experience upon boarding the BioBus. Every aspect was explained to me with great detail. It was very interesting and I enjoyed it immensely.