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Events

  • Spark Change: Native Plants

    Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Location: This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Whether you tend to a patio garden of container plants or plan to grow a meadow, you can encourage biodiversity by providing the right native plants to feed and protect insects and small animals.

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  • A Shaker of Science: Loÿc Vanderkluysen

    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    This is a virtual event. You will receive Zoom information upon registration.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a virtual live happy hour and unwind with Drexel volcanologist Loÿc Vanderkluysen as he shares stories of science and adventure.

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  • Small Actions for Kids: Growing Great

    Saturday, December 5, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Did you know the plants you grow in your outdoor space provide a home and food for insects and other animals? Join Academy educators and scientists to learn how you can take small actions to spark big changes in your community! This event is developed for children and their families, but all are welcome to make positive changes for a healthier planet.

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  • Spark Change: Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Stormwater runoff can rush nitrogen and phosphorus pollutants from our yards into our waterways. Talk with the experts and learn practical steps you can take to mitigate this serious problem and protect our drinking water and the living things that rely on healthy ecosystems.

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  • Door 19: Dino Night

    Friday, December 11, 2020

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM

    This is an online event.

    • Everyone

    Remember the “before-times”? Before Zoom, before social distancing, before a giant asteroid slammed into the Gulf of Mexico and wiped out 75% of terrestrial life? Yeah, we don’t either. But a bunch of really smart people at the museum insist that it existed! So, let’s take a night off to be kids again.

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  • Junior Scientist Virtual Workshop: Do Birds Say Brrrrr?

    Saturday, December 12, 2020

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    This is an online event.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a virtual workshop with hands on activities designed to be done at home with easy-to-find supplies.

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  • Bee Hotels and Bat Houses

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Explore the benefits provided by pollinators like bees and bats. Talk with the experts and learn practical steps you can take to encourage more pollinators in your area. You may even dust off your tools and create something amazing for these vulnerable creatures.

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  • Small Actions for Kids: Protecting Pollinators

    Saturday, December 19, 2020

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone
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  • Spark Change: Become a Creek Watcher

    Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    This is a live virtual event held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    If you’ve been looking for a meaningful way to participate in community science, join Academy scientists and DRWI partners to explore the creek watcher program. Naturalists of all ages are invited to learn more about how amateur scientists are conducting research and advocating for clean waterways.

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