Highlighted Programs and Resources

Butterflies

When Insects Get Intimate

February 1, 2017

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, behavioral ecologist Marlene Zuk examines the bedroom lives of bugs, showing how  six-legged sex lives can be just as interesting as our own.

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History Book Cover

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

February 16, 2017

Museum Research Associate Bill Schutt explains new research about this widespread behavior, such as how the practice might be linked to the extinction of Neanderthals, why so many fish eat their young, and even when sexual cannibalism can be an evolutionary advantage.

StemCellDropIns

Stem Cell Science One-Day Course

February 25, 2017

In this one-day course, we will explore the basic biology of stem cells, understand new research techniques, and address the ethical concerns that surround them. 

Astro Live Apr 2015

Astronomy Live: Searching for Alien Life in the Universe

February 28, 2017

Are we alone in the universe? Jackie Faherty and Emily Rice will investigate this question by touring a nearby solar system and exploring the potential diversity of living conditions on newly discovered extrasolar planets.

Milstein Science Series

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.

Ecology Disrupted

Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

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

Adventures in Science

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.