Middle School Institutes


May 20, 2017

Three coyote cubs basking in sun in wooded park.

This photo provided by courtesy of the Gotham Coyote Project.

Coyotes in the Big Apple

With Museum scientist Mark Weckel, Ph.D.

When you hear about coyotes in New York City, do you find yourself asking questions like what do they eat? Or, where do they live? Coyotes are resilient creatures that have settled quite comfortably into the wilder areas of New York City. Come learn where these clever local canines live, what they eat, and how they coexist with humans in a short talk by conservation biologist Mark Weckel, Ph.D.

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History
Entry: TBD—Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event
*Free event & refreshments*

Please register here by May 17th to ensure a spot: bit.ly/MaySciChat

SciChats are FREE hangouts open to all 10–13 year-olds accompanied by a guardian. This is a chance to socialize, eat, and hangout with scientists and other curious kids. Some activities may not be suited for younger children.

Questions? Please email institutes@amnh.org

Support for middle school programs is provided by Con Edison.