Adventures in Science
Poison: People, Plants and Animals (grades 3, 4, and 5)
January 29, 2014 - February 12, 2014
Explore the world of poisons and how humans have used them for thousands of years. Visit AMNH’s new temporary exhibit on poisons and the permanent exhibition halls to learn where poisons come from, how cultures all over the world have used poisons for hunting, and how poisons are being transformed into medicine.
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Wednesdays: January 29, February 5 and 12
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
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February 16, 2015 - February 20, 2015
Experience the splendor of live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this camp, you will observe these fascinating insects up close and see the world through the eyes of a butterfly.
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.