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Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Academy. From becoming an Academy member or supporter to volunteering as an intern, guide, or research assistant, you can join the Academy in our mission to encourage and cultivate the natural and environmental sciences. You can also participate in our in-depth programs for learners of all ages.


Membership

Members can explore the museum, including popular exhibits like Dinosaur Hall, Outside In, and Butterflies! as much as they want for free!

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Programs

The Academy has exciting, in-depth programs for learners of all ages.

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Volunteering

Volunteers are integral to the success of the Academy.

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Giving

Find out how you can make a difference.

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Events

  • Scientist Saturday: Native Bees

    Saturday, May 11, 2019

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Discover current research and meet real scientists at Scientist Saturdays. See hands-on demonstrations of scientists’ exciting research and ask all the questions you want.

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  • Academy Town Square: Water and Well-Being: Global Approaches to Water Management & Public Health

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene remains one of the world’s most urgent health issues, according to the United Nations. Join us in this conversation with health, engineering and environmental experts from Israel and Drexel University as they outline the latest efforts at engineering healthy water.

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  • Video Game Weekend

    Saturday, May 18, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Plug in the console, grab your controller and step up to the screen for an innovative new experience at the Academy.

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  • Video Game Weekend

    Sunday, May 19, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Plug in the console, grab your controller and step up to the screen for an innovative new experience at the Academy.

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  • Mythic Creatures Closing Weekend

    Saturday, June 8, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Join us for the closing weekend of our Mythic Creatures exhibit!

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