Adventures in Science
Whales: From Feet to Flippers (Grades 3, 4 and 5)
October 22, 2013 - November 5, 2013
Have you ever wondered where whales came from? Join us in learning how these spectacular creatures evolved from land mammals, and have adapted so perfectly to their underwater environment. We will visit the new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, and the fossil halls to explore what traits whales have developed that help them eat, breathe, communicate, and more.
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Tuesdays: October 22, 29 and November 5
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August 3, 2015 - August 28, 2015
Get up close and personal with tarantulas, examine the strength of spider silk, investigate how spiders inspire robotics engineers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Spiders Alive exhibit.
August 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Do you have what it takes to be an archaeologist? Find out as you explore a simulated archaeological dig site, analyze plant and animal remains found alongside our ancestors, and design your own prehistoric home to help you survive.
August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015
How can paleontologists know what dinosaurs looked like, all those years ago? Use the tools and techniques of paleontology to examine real fossils, figure out how dinosaurs walked, and determine what might have covered their skin—scales, feathers, or nothing at all.