Middle School Institutes

Evolution Institute (Grades 6, 7 and 8)

August 1, 2016 - August 5, 2016


Did you know that we share our planet with more than 5 million species? Explore the amazing diversity of life on our planet, making use of the Museum’s considerable resources, including the fossil halls, genetics labs, and world-famous collections. Gain an understanding of the genetic and physical evidence for evolution, meet scientists who will expose you to careers in the biological sciences, and take behind-the-scenes tours of our research departments. Join us to find out how scientists use their knowledge of evolution to identify endangered jaguars in Belize, track illegal wildlife hunting throughout the world, and monitor the spread of viruses.

Grades 6, 7, and 8

August 1–5
9 am–4 pm | $550 ($525 Members)