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Survivors - What Fossils Tell Us about the Past and Future

Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:00 pm

If you care about the Earth's future, you have to understand its deep past. The National Museum of Natural History invites you to attend a special evening with paleo-ecologists, including noted Stanford expert, Dr. Tony Barnosky.

Find out how to use the fossil record to illuminate patterns of extinction and survival. It will be an evening of conversation and getting up...

Ethnographic Film Series: Cartoneros

Friday, March 31, 2017
2:30 pm

Cartoneros (2006, 60 min. Argentina) by Ernesto Livon-Grosman

Documenting the paper recycling process in Buenos Aires, this film tells the stories of those involved - trash pickers, middlemen in warehouses, and executives in large corporate mills – and invites us to rethink the value of trash.

Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources....

The Scientist is In: Human Origins

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
1:00 pm

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

"Smithsonian Science How" Live Webcast: Assassin Flies - Predators of the Insect World

Thursday, April 6, 2017
11:00 am

Join us for the "Smithsonian Science How" webcast! Today's program about predatory assassin flies features Dr. Torsten Dikow, an entomologist at the National Museum of Natural History.

About "Smithsonian Science How"
Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with "Smithsonian Science How," a live television-style program streamed through...

"Smithsonian Science How" Live Webcast: Assassin Flies - Predators of the Insect World

Thursday, April 6, 2017
2:00 pm

Join us for the "Smithsonian Science How" webcast! Today's program about predatory assassin flies features Dr. Torsten Dikow, an entomologist at the National Museum of Natural History.

About "Smithsonian Science How"
Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with "Smithsonian Science How," a live television-style program streamed through...

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