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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April 6, 2015 - April 10, 2015
How do scientists gather information about planets and moons millions of miles away? Learn the answer while flying through a digital simulation of the universe, building and using telescopes, and investigating nearby moons, planets, and stars.
April 19, 2015 - May 3, 2015
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 2 and 3
April 19, 26, and May 3
$125 ($115 Members)
July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
What makes one species go extinct while another thrives? Explore the clues left behind by prehistoric hominids and investigate how their early adaptations affected their survival. Together we’ll decipher the differences between our species and our less-fortunate extinct relatives.