Drop-In Events for School Groups
April 22, 2016
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.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth
Support for the Gottesman Center for Science
Teaching and Learning is provided in part by
The Seth Sprague 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
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Endowment Fund for Education.
More in this Series:
October 14, 2015
Students will explore fossil specimens to learn how fossils form, what scientists can learn by studying them, and much more.
November 18, 2015
Join us in celebrating the Museum's Halls of Eastern Woodlands, Plains and Northwest Coast Indians.
December 17, 2015
Students will learn about traditional cultures of Asia, Africa, North and South America, and the Pacific by exploring models, artifacts, textiles and tools.
January 15, 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.
February 11, 2016
Join us in celebrating the beauty and abundance of all living things, as well as the interconnections between them.
March 15, 2016
Explore how the most complex organ in the body has evolved, how it works, and how it makes us human.
April 6, 2016
Students will explore nanoscale science, engineering and technology and its potential impact upon the future.
May 18, 2016
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 7, 2016
Students will explore the amazing diversity of life and wide range of habitats that are found in the planet’s Oceans.