Upcoming Events

Format: 2018-03-18
Kids & Families

Expert Is In: Diversity of Flies: A Look at Predatory Assassin Flies and Their Pollen-Feeding Relatives

Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:00 pm

Explore the diversity of assassin flies, which are predators of other insects and spiders, and find out how they evolved over the past 112 million years. Discover what makes these predators unique and compare them to their closest pollen feeding relatives.

Questions? Please contact: Qprograms@si.edu

Smithsonian Science How Webcast: How Bones Fossilize...or Don't with Paleontologist Kay Behrensmeyer

Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:00 pm

Participate in this webcast to learn about the conditions shaping when and how bones fossilize, or don’t.

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...