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
More in this Series:
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.