Smithsonian Science How Schedule

Geologist Ben Andrews, linguist Gabriela Pérez Báez, and paleobiologist Conrad Labandeira.

Season 5 featured Geologist Ben Andrews, Linguist Gabriela Pérez Báez, Paleobiologist Conrad Labandeira, and more. Smithsonian photos.

Interactive Live Programs

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, providing students with positive STEM role models and a connection to science in their lives. The shows air live twice each day, and provide opportunities for your students to interact via live polls and Q&A with the scientist. Explore the topics in the schedule by watching a webcast and using the classroom activities, lessons, readings, and other teaching resources that support each webcast program.

The schedule for the 2018-2019 school year is not complete. Check back often as we continue to add dates and scientists to our schedule. Sign up for our e-newsletter to be notified of schedule additions.

2018-2019 School Year

Date Time Featured Topic and Science Expert Standards
Sept. 27, 2018 11am and 2pm EDT

Video Webcast - How Bones Fossilize … or Don’t - featuring Paleontologist Kay Behrensmeyer 

REGISTER 11AM or 2PM | WATCH | TEACHING RESOURCES

Life Science, Earth Science
Oct. 2, 2018 11 am EDT

Video Webcast - Live from Belize featuring Smithsonian Scientists

REGISTER | WATCH | TEACHING RESOURCES

Life Science, Earth Science
Jan. 17, 2019 11am and 2pm EST Video Webcast with Paleobiologist Lucy Chang Life Science, Earth Science
Feb. 8, 2019 11am and 2pm EST Video Webcast with Lichenologist Manuela Dal Forno Life Science
Mar. 14, 2019 11am and 2pm EST Video Webcast with National Anthropological Archivist Molly Kamph Social Studies
Apr. 11, 2019 11am and 2pm EST Video Webcast with Palebiologist Laura Soul Life Science, Earth Science
May 17, 2019 11am and 2pm EST Video Webcast with Paleobiologist Advait Jukar Life Science, Earth Science