Highlighted Programs and Resources

Young girl in a school uniform standing in an empty Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs

Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt

September 23, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Join Rhoda as she hunts for missing fossils throughout the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs in an opera by composer John Musto based on Charles R. Knight.

Black bear standing on two legs reaching into a dumpster

Humans and Conflicts with Bears: Oh My!

October 4, 2017

Conservation scientist Rae Wynn-Grant offers insights into black bear behavior and ecology and shares tips on what humans can do to improve relations with our ursine neighbors.

Stars in Planetarium

Astronomy Live: Spooky Astronomy

October 31, 2017

On this Halloween night, join Jackie Faherty and Lydia Maria Petrosino for an evening of spooky stories of the cosmos as we navigate the constellations and explain the most frightful and petrifying objects in the sky.

Milstein Science Series

Programs and Events

Milstein Science Series

This weekend afternoon series give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.

Ecology Disrupted

Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

Adventures in Science

Workshop, Camp

Adventures in Science

Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.

 

Middle School Institutes

Student Programs

Middle School Institutes

The Middle School Institutes (MSI) program introduces children from Grades 6 - 8 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations, interactive tours of Museum exhibits and the use of digital programs and skill building.