Drop-In Events for School Groups
National Fossil Day
October 15, 2014
In celebration of National Fossil Day, this special event will help students understand how studying fossils teaches us about the history of life, past climates, and ancient landscapes. Activities explore fossil formation, extinction theories, fossil diversity and much more.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Grand Gallery, First Floor
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 education programs that serve New York City school and camp groups is provided by the Wells Fargo Foundation.
Additional support for New York City
School Group Visits is provided by the
New York Yankees Foundation.
More in this Series:
November 18, 2014
Join us in celebrating the Museum's Halls of Eastern Woodlands, Plains and Northwest Coast Indians.
December 11, 2014
Students will learn about traditional cultures of Asia, Africa, North and South America, and the Pacific by exploring models, artifacts, textiles and tools and much more.
January 14, 2015
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 10, 2015
Join us in celebrating the beauty and abundance of all living things, as well as the interconnections between them.
March 19, 2015
Explore how the most complex organ in the body has evolved, how it works, and how it makes us human.
April 2, 2015
Students will explore nanoscale science, engineering and technology and its potential impact upon the future.
April 29, 2015
Learn about our dynamic earth and why understanding how it works is central to our well-being and survival.
May 19, 2015
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 17, 2015
Students will explore the amazing diversity of life and wide range of habitats that are found in the planet’s Oceans.