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CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 5, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Video Webinar: Fossil Friday with Paleobotanist Rich Barclay

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Rich Barclay is a paleobotanist who studies fossil leaves and what they can tell us about climates of the past. Join him to learn how we can use information from an experiment with living Ginkgo trees, to read information about carbon dioxide of ancient atmospheres from fossils. How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/95981916106, Registration Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs. About Fossil Friday Connect with paleontologists and other experts from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to explore fossils and connections to Earth's history in this video webinar series. The experts will prompt students to make and share observations throughout the… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Friday, June 5, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Video Webinar for Families: Natural History at Home - Feeling Crabby: How Decorator Crabs Use Camouflage

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts The exploration of natural history doesn't have to just happen at the museum - it can happen in your home too! Join museum staff as they walk your family through science skill-building activities and ways to explore the natural world and collections. In this program, ocean educator Lara Noren will teach you all about decorator crabs, amazing ocean animals that “dress up” using objects found in their habitat! We will explore science concepts like camouflage while you use materials at home to create your own decorator crab art project. Throughout the program, our educators will answer your questions about these stylish crustaceans.  Please have the following materials ready at the start of the program: A small container, like a yogurt cup, or a fruit container Scissors Glue or tape  Crayons , markers, or colored pencils Materials to decorate your crab - you can use whatever you want but some ideas are: colored paper, buttons, sequins, glitter, yarn, felt or fabric scraps, and stickers How to… Categories: Kids & Families. Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Online Location: https://zoom.us/j/99482835648. Cost: Free.  Registration is requested, but not required. Related Exhibition: Sant Ocean Hall. Keywords: family program, children, plants, DIY art, botany, nature, science, science at home, kids, young families, at home, plant press, weekend. Featured Event: Central OPA use ONLY. Museum Level Featured Event. Saturday, June 6, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 8, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 8, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Video Webinar: What makes a habitat a home? Exploring ocean habitats

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts In this program, our museum’s ocean educators will teach you all about ocean habitats! We will explore science concepts while you use materials at home to create your very own ocean habitat scene. Throughout the program, our educators will answer your questions about the fascinating underwater habitats that many plants and animals call home! This program is recommended for lower elementary school learners.  Please have the following materials ready at the start of the program: Egg carton (or other hinged container, such as a berry container, cardboard box, or Tupperware) , Colored pencils , Colored  markers ,  OPTIONAL:   Additional paper , Ocean themed stickers , Sea shells , Scissors , Glue or tape , This program is presented as part of the National Museum of Natural History’s World Ocean Day events.    How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/91488216044 Registration: Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate.… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Kids & Families. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Monday, June 8, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 8, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 8, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Video Webinar: World Ocean Day - Swimming Sea Snails

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Join us for a conversation with marine biologist Dr. Stephanie Bush on Pteropoda, the swimming snails of the sea! During this program we will discuss what these animals are, why scientists study them, and how we are using these animals to better understand our global ocean! Students will have the opportunity to ask their questions during this interactive program. This program is presented as part of the National Museum of Natural History’s World Ocean Day events. ​​​​​​​   How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/99841407570 , Registration: Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs.   About the Expert Is Online: Connect with science experts from the Smithsonian's… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Featured Event: Central OPA use ONLY. Monday, June 8, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

A Passion for the Planet: How Musicians Are Bringing a Voice to Climate Change and the Ocean

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts A Passion for the Planet is a new work for orchestra and chorus by composer Geoffrey Hudson. The work celebrates the beauty and wonders of the natural world, and brings attention to topics of climate change, ocean conservation, and earth optimism through the intersection of art and science.   Join us for a conversation with the composer, Geoffrey Hudson, Bill McKibben (author and environmentalist), and Peter Murphy (Alaska Regional Coordinator for the NOAA Marine Debris Program), who will share and discuss excerpts from two movements from A Passion for the Planet. Before the program, we encourage you to listen to the full oratorio here.  The program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants. This program is presented in collaboration with Hybrid Vigor Music as part of the National Museum of Natural History’s World Ocean Day events.  (Photo credit: Jon Crispin) . Categories: After Five. Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Earth Optimism. Music Event. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Please register to receive a link to join the program. Featured Event: Central OPA use ONLY. Museum Level Featured Event. Monday, June 8, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Teacher Tuesday: Exploding Objects with Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Joshua A. Bell

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Educators, are you curious about how to best navigate and utilize the National Museum of Natural History’s digital offerings? Join us as we feature a different educational resource each week. After taking a deep dive into the featured resource of the week, we will answer your questions during the second half of the program! Featured resource of the week: Exploding Objects. Join Museum Educators and Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Joshua A. Bell to explore a technique anthropologists use to interrogate cultural objects to think about materials, makers and processes, which can be used to inspire deep engagement and inquiry in the classroom. How to join:The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/94549585358, For this webinar participants will need paper and something to write with. The content that will be shared is adaptable for most grade levels. Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Educator Professional Development. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit zoom.us.

Teen Tuesday – Earth Optimism with Juan Rodriguez of the National Zoo

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts In this program, we will explore the role zoos play in species conservation with Juan Rodriguez, the curator of carnivores of Asia and South America at the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. Join us as we discuss how Smithsonian scientists like Juan are supporting the survival of animals like maned wolves, clouded leopards, and red pandas through innovative research and species management. Juan will share some of the amazing stories from his work, and why he is optimistic about the future of vulnerable species. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with our expert during this interactive program.   How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/97863762769 , Registration:  Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Earth Optimism. Teen Programs. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Featured Event: Central OPA use ONLY. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Using DNA to Trace Human Origins and Migration

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts While most people think of fossils and artifacts as the most important lines of evidence for understanding the past, genetic evidence also plays a major role. Join us as Miguel Vilar, genetic anthropologist and Project Manager of the Geographic Project at National Geographic, shares information about how genetic evidence is used to trace the origin of our species, Homo sapiens, as well as the migrations of ancient modern humans throughout the world.     Moderator: Briana Pobiner, Paleoanthropologist and educator at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.  This program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants. This program is offered as part of the ongoing HOT (Human Origins Today) Topics series.  (Image Credit: Courtesy of Miguel Vilar)  . Categories: After Five. Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Please register to receive a link to join the program. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Video Webinar: Ocean Motion

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Join staff from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the Local Motion Project as we dive into the life of a Gossamer worm, a deep sea animal. During this program we will hear from marine biologist Dr. Karen Osborn and dance teaching artists Kylie Murray and Sara Lavan. They will guide participants in movement exploration and dance-making inspired by these unique deep sea animals! This program is recommended for upper elementary school students.  How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/99841407570 Registration Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs. About the Expert Is Online: Connect with science experts from the Smithsonian's National Museum of… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Career Dive: World Ocean Day Addition: Marine Microplastics

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts For a special World Oceans Day edition of the Smithsonian Marine Station’s Career Dives series, come talk to us about microplastics. Join our marine educator, Laura La Beur, to learn about her own research on the topic, and bring your questions! This program is presented as part of the National Museum of Natural History’s World Ocean Day events. How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to register: https://bit.ly/3c7b7QR. Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Video Webinar: Science How – What Meteorites Can Tell Us About the Solar System with Geologist Cari Corrigan

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Geologist Cari Corrigan has travelled to Antarctica and manages the Smithsonian's collection of Antarctic meteorites. Join this program to learn why Antarctica is such a great place to discover these space rocks, how they are studied, and what they reveal about the history of our planet and solar system. Hosted by Distance Learning Manager Maggy Benson. How to Join The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/93785308913, Related Resources, Exploring the Solar System with Antarctic Meteorites , Antarctic Meteorites and Mars Registration Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn ​about ​who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs. About Smithsonian Science How We've moved our popular webcast series to video webinars to… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Thursday, June 11, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Video Webinar: Fossil Friday with Paleontologist Nick Pyenson

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Join Dr. Nick Pyenson to learn about the evolution of whales and share an exciting story about discovering the world's largest graveyard of fossil whales in the Atacama of Chile. The program will be hosted by paleontologist and educator Laura Soul. How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; click here to join: https://zoom.us/j/95981916106, Registration Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering you help us learn about who is attending our programs while the museum is closed, so we can better serve our audiences. You also get an opportunity to opt-in to our museum e-newsletter and be notified of future live video programs. About Fossil Friday Connect with paleontologists and other experts from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to explore fossils and connections to Earth's history in this video webinar series. The experts will prompt students to make and share observations throughout the webinar and will take… Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Related Exhibition: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Friday, June 12, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Video Webinar for Families - Natural History at Home: Pressed Plant Projects

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts The exploration of natural history doesn't have to just happen at the museum - it can happen in your home too! Join museum staff as they walk your family through science skill-building activities and ways to explore the natural world and collections. During this program, Erika Gardner from the museum’s Botany Department will show us how to use dried and pressed plants for art projects like greeting cards and bookmarks, and will share best practices for keeping your own pressed plant collections. How to Join: The program will be presented on Zoom video. Click this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/99482835648 Registration/Signup: Registration is optional; you do not need to register to participate. However, by registering, you help us learn ​about ​who is attending our programs while the museum is closed so we can better serve our audiences. Categories: Kids & Families. Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Registration is requested, but not required. Keywords: kids, families, at home activities, at home activity, museum, botany, plant, plant press, children, art, craft, DIY. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 15, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 15, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 15, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Monday, June 15, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

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NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Thursday, June 18, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays,Fridays, and select Wednesdays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. … Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius jr.: a discovery room School Programs (Grades K-5)

NMNH Q?rius Jr. Programs In Q?rius jr.: a discovery room students practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with objects from the Museum’s collections. Programs are developed from exhibition themes and emphasize comparing and contrasting objects, closely examining specimens such as fossils, skulls, and shells, and using evidence to draw conclusions. All school programs are led by Museum staff, and designed to keep students on task for 45 minutes. Programs require a minimum of 15 students present to run, with a maximum of 30 students per program slot. If your group contains more than 30 students, you must register for a second slot. Teachers can choose from these program offerings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Grades K-1: Discovering Dinosaurs Explore dinosaurs through fossil remains: in this staff-led program, students will observe, handle, compare, and contrast dinosaur fossils, describe dinosaur characteristics, and predict why dinosaurs have different kinds of teeth and claws. Grades K-2: Animal… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Q?rius jr.: a discovery room. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 1:Mystery at Yorktown Creek/Bird Strike/Dig Deep/Deep Time

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 1: Forensic Mysteries - Mystery at Yorktown Creek Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, students will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this staff-led program. Using the forensic… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. For more info visit qrius.si.edu.

CANCELED - Q?rius School Programs (Grades 6-12) Slot 2: A "Grizzly" Discovery/Collections Challenge/Reefs Unleashed

NMNH Q?rius Programs Q?rius - pronounced curious - is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. Located at the Constitution Avenue Lobby entrance of the National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius is a large, physical space rich with educational science activities, collection objects, and resources designed to engage students with one-of-a-kind science learning experiences. 60-minute programs for Grades 6-12 are led by Museum Educators. Minimum of 15 students per class is required; maximum number is 35 per class. Teachers can choose from the following program offerings Mondays through Fridays: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE PROGRAM THAT YOU SELECT IN THE DROP-DOWN MENU DURING REGISTRATION. Slot 2 Forensic Mysteries - A "Grizzly" Discovery 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 staff-led program, students will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and… Categories: Workshops. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Ground Floor, Q?rius. Cost: FREE, but registration is required. Friday, June 19, 2020, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

An Epoch Deep Time Adventure with Artist Ray Troll and Paleontologist Kirk Johnson

Smithsonian Science How? webcasts Paleontologist Kirk Johnson and artist Ray Troll have been friends and collaborators for almost thirty years. They calculate that they have traveled more than 20,000 miles and spent a solid year of their lives together. Kirk is the director of Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and Ray is a science-inspired Alaskan artist whose illustrations have appeared on more than 2 million t-shirts! While roaming North America they searched for cool fossils, visited many museums, met the people who love and collect fossils, and told the ancient stories of the modern landscapes they encountered.  On Smithsonian Solstice Saturday, join this unique scientist-artist duo as they discuss their journeys documenting and exploring the natural world. This program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants. . Categories: Webcasts & Online. Event Group: Distance Learning. Solstice Saturday. Topics: Science & Nature. Sponsor: Natural History Museum. Venue: Natural History Museum. Event Location: Online; Internet connection required. Cost: Free. Please register to receive a link to join the program. Related Exhibition: The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time. Featured Event: Museum Level Featured Event. Saturday, June 20, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.