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Brain Awareness Day

March 19, 2015

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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 Brain Bench, Build-a-Brain and much more.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:00am-12:00pm
 Grand Gallery

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. 

Support for the Gottesman Center for Science Teaching and Learning is provided in part by
The Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation.


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.


Support for education programs that serve New York City school and camp groups is provided by the Wells Fargo Foundation.


Additional support is provided by the
 New York Yankees Foundation.

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Phone: 212-769-5100

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