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Forensic Mysteries-Mystery at Yorktown Creek

Tuesday, July 11, 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,...

Science on a Sphere

Friday, July 14, 2017
1:00 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 Mysteries-A "Grizzly" Discovery

Tuesday, July 18, 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.

The Scientist is In: Human Origins

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
1:00 pm

Come meet a scientist and talk to them about their research!

Expert Is In

Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet an expert from the National Museum of Natural History and learn about their work.

Science on a Sphere

Friday, July 21, 2017
1:00 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.

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