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Forensic Mysteries-Mystery at Yorktown Creek

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:00 am

Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, visitors will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this drop-in program. Using the forensic tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists, study the human bones and artifacts found with the skeleton to determine who this person was,...

Expert Is In: Botanist Marcelo Pace

Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet Marcelo Pace, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Botany, and learn about his research!

Expert Is In: Zoologist Karen Osborn

Friday, June 30, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet zoologist Karen Osborn and learn about her research!

Expert Is In: Zoologist Anna Phillips

Sunday, July 2, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet zoologist Anna Phillips and learn about her research!

Forensic Mysteries-A "Grizzly" Discovery

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
10:00 am

A group of hikers stumbled across what looks like human remains. Have they found a crime scene or could there be another explanation? During this drop-in program, visitors will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists to determine age, sex, time since death, and maybe even cause of death.

Expert Is In: Botanist Mohammad Vatanparast

Thursday, July 6, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet Mohammad Vatanparast, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Botany, and learn about his research!

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