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Science on a Sphere

Friday, January 19, 2018
1:30 pm

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

Forensic Ornithology - After-School Program for High School Students

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
5:00 pm

Forensic Ornithology: Bird Detective

Are you interested in science and looking for ways to go beyond what you learn in school? Are you curious about what happens behind-the-scenes at a science or natural history museum?

Join us for a 5-part after school program that allows you to explore the world of natural history science in a fun and interactive way! The...

Science on a Sphere

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
11:00 am

Dive into dynamic visualizations on "Science on a Sphere" to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.  Hear how communities are making a difference.

Citizen Science: Using Ginkgo Leaves to Track Earth's Changing Climate

Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:00 am

Researchers at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. need your help to track climate change over millions of years – using only plants!

Despite having evolved before dinosaurs and having faced three mass extinctions, Ginkgo trees are still living today. Our project “Fossil Atmospheres” is creating a record of how the atmosphere has changed...

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Fossil Insects with Paleobiologist Conrad Labandeira

Thursday, February 8, 2018
11:00 am

Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn how Smithsonian scientist Conrad Labandeira uses forensic techniques to study fossil insects and plants to understand ancient ecosystems.

Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with Smithsonian Science How video webcasts.

These free, interactive, TV-style webcast programs will introduce...

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Fossil Insects with Paleobiologist Conrad Labandeira

Thursday, February 8, 2018
2:00 pm

Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn how Smithsonian scientist Conrad Labandeira uses forensic techniques to study fossil insects and plants to understand ancient ecosystems.

Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with Smithsonian Science How video webcasts.

These free, interactive, TV-style webcast programs will introduce...