Adventures in Science
ArcheoAstronomy (Grades 3, 4, and 5)
December 6, 2013 - December 13, 2013
From Stonehenge to the Aztec sundials, ancient peoples looked to the heavens for guidance and inspiration. Spend two afternoons star gazing in the Hayden Planetarium, explore artifacts in AMNH’s cultural halls, and discover the roles of celestial bodies and events in the lives of ancient peoples.
Grades 3, 4, and 5
Two Fridays: December 6 and 13
4:30 – 6:00 PM
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September 16, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Join in a soaring adventure to learn all about pterosaurs–flying reptiles that lived in the time of dinosaurs. In this workshop students will explore a new special exhibition on these winged wonders, while learning about pterosaur features, flight, and fossil evidence.
October 8, 2014 - October 22, 2014
With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.
November 3, 2014 - December 15, 2014
From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.
Grades 1 and 2: each child must be accompanied by a caregiver
Three Mondays: November 3, 10, 17
Time: 4:30–6 pm
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Mondays: December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:30–6 pm