Upcoming Events

Format: 2017-11-24

CANCELED - Science on a Sphere

Friday, November 24, 2017
1:30 pm

Changing How We See the World

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
6:30 pm

How can we change the world by changing how we see it? Join us for a night of innovation as four scientists from the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), together with the science winners of the 2017 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards, present on the new technologies, different scales of investigation, and fresh perspectives that are changing how we perceive the world and understand...

Science on a Sphere

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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.

Natural History on the Big Screen: How to Survive a Plague

Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:30 pm

Faced with their own mortality, an improbable group of mostly HIV-positive young men and women broke the mold as radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. How To Survive A Plague is the story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Despite having no scientific training, these self-made activists...

Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Volcanoes with Geologist Ben Andrews

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:00 am

Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn about what happens during a volcanic eruption.

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

These free, interactive, TV-style webcast programs will introduce your middle school students to core science concepts through the lens of Smithsonian research and experts,...