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Adventures in Science

Ancient Sharks (Grades 6-8)

October 19, 2014 - November 16, 2014


Credit: Ken Bondy

Sharks—for more than 400 million years, these fearsome fishes have been among the ocean’s top predators. In this institute, you will use the Museum’s amazing fossil collection to learn about the strange and fascinating history of these extraordinary creatures. Through a combination of hands-on activities and computer-generated graphics, you will build a detailed knowledge of ancient shark biology, behavior, and environments.


When: This five Sunday institute goes from October 19 - November 16, 2014
Five Sundays: October 19, 26, and November 2, 9, and 16, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Member price: $525
Non-member price: $550

We offer a limited number of need-based scholarships. For more information, please email

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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