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Events

  • Halloween Weekend at the Academy

    Sunday, November 1, 2020

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Dress in your best (family friendly) costume on Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1 and visit us to see dinosaurs, dioramas and more. All visitors will receive a treat bag while supplies last!

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  • Academy Conversation: The Environment and the Election

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    This is an online event.

    • Everyone

    Independent of the election results, environmental issues still matter. The panel will explore ways to understand how individual voices can help shape the upcoming administration’s impact on the world we share. The discussion will be moderated by Roland Wall, director of the Center for Environmental Policy at the Academy’s Patrick Center for Environmental Research. Stay tuned for the announcement of our panel!

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  • Ask the Scientists: How Kids Can Help the Planet

    Saturday, November 14, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is an online event.

    • Everyone

    Kids’ voices matter! Kids and families can play a big role in supporting a cleaner, greener, better place for us all to live. Let’s get together to brainstorm ways that kids can have an impact on their communities, from small actions at home like turning off the lights to big changes like researching environmental issues and getting involved. Talk to scientists and experts about what’s next for the planet and how we can all pitch in to create a sustainable future. This program is best suited for kids ages 8-11!

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  • Return to the Darhad: A World Premiere

    Tuesday, November 17, 2020

    8:00 PM-9:00 PM

    This is an online event.

    • Everyone

    Journey to the Darhad Basin in north-central Mongolia — one of the most remote, beautiful and inaccessible places in Central Asia. Since the collapse of Mongolia’s Communist government in 1990, Academy Senior Fellow Robert McCracken Peck has traveled to the area seven times to document the cultural, economic and changing environmental conditions that affect the nomadic people who live there.

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  • Sustainability at Work Panel

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    This is a virtual event.

    • Everyone

    Join us for an exciting panel discussion on how Environmental and Sustainability Network members bring sustainability to their work!

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