Drop-In Events for School Groups
Brain Awareness Day
March 16, 2017
In celebration of Brain Awareness Week, the day's programming will allow students to explore how the most complex organ in the body has evolved, how it works, and how it makes us human. Activities include investigations in the Sackler Lab and much more.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Museum gratefully acknowledges The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc.
for its support to establish The Sackler Brain Bench, part of the Museum's
Sackler Educational Laboratoryin the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, offering ongoing programs
and resources for adults, teachers, and students to illuminate the extraordinary working of the human brain.
Free admission for New York City school and camp groups to the American Museum of Natural History is generously supported by the
Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.
The School Group Visits Program at the American Museum of Natural History is generously supported by the
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Endowment Fund for Education.
More in this Series:
October 19, 2016
Students will explore fossil specimens to learn how fossils form, what scientists can learn by studying them, and much more.
November 17, 2016
Join us in celebrating the Museum's Halls of Eastern Woodlands, Plains and Northwest Coast Indians.
December 13, 2016
Students will learn about the cosmos, the nature of galaxies, stars, and planets and how scientists continue to explore our solar system and beyond.
January 10, 2017
Students will learn about traditional cultures of Asia, Africa, North and South America, and the Pacific by exploring models, artifacts, textiles and tools.
February 15, 2017
Join us in celebrating the beauty and abundance of all living things, as well as the interconnections between them.
April 20, 2017
Learn about our dynamic earth and why understanding how it works is central to our well-being and survival.
April 28, 2017
In celebration of Conservation Day, activities will focus on how students can contribute to local, national, and global efforts in conserving wildlife, plants, soil and water and learning about the benefits they provide for the present and future generations.
May 18, 2017
Students will get a sampling of the best that the Museum has to offer in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Paleontology, Astrophysics, Global Studies and the Living Environment.
June 1, 2017
Students will explore the amazing diversity of life and wide range of habitats that are found in the planet’s Oceans.