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Just Can’t Get Enough: Addiction & the Brain

May 4, 2016

Psychiatrist Edmund Griffin explains how epidemiology, cocaine-addicted rats, and molecular neuroscience all help to shed light on one society’s most troubling questions: Why is it that some people just can’t get enough?

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Programs and Events

Milstein Science Series

This weekend afternoon series give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.

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Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

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Workshop, Camp

Adventures in Science

Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.

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Student Programs

Middle School Institutes

The Middle School Institutes (MSI) program introduces children from Grades 6 - 8 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations, interactive tours of Museum exhibits and the use of digital programs and skill building.

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Interactive, Activity

Find a Vent

Climb aboard this virtual expedition along an unknown stretch of the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Ridge to see if you can find a deep sea vent.

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