Drop-In Events for School Groups
April 20, 2017
In celebration of Earth Day, this special event engages students in exploring the Museum’s outstanding collection of geological specimens from around the world. Activities will help students discover how our planet works, peer into its depths, and understand the scientific methods used to study it. Activities help students explore hydrothermal vents, volcanism, plate tectonics and much more.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth
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
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Endowment Fund for Education.
More in this Series:
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.
March 16, 2017
Explore how the most complex organ in the body has evolved, how it works, and how it makes us human.
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.