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Events

  • A Shaker of Science: Steinbeck, Algae and Clams

    Friday, January 22, 2021

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    This is an online event. It will be held on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a virtual live happy hour and unwind with Academy scientists Rick McCourt, PhD., Toko Mori and Lincoln Rehm.

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  • Junior Scientist Virtual Workshop: Who is my Great-Great-Grandfish? - Morning Session

    Saturday, January 23, 2021

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on zoom.

    • 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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  • Junior Scientist Virtual Workshop: Who is my Great-Great-Grandfish? - Afternoon Session

    Saturday, January 23, 2021

    1:00 PM-2:30 PM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • 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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  • Academy Nightcap, The Sexy Side of Nature: Virgin Births

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

    8:30 PM-9:30 PM

    This is a live event. It will be hosted on zoom.

    • Everyone

    Are you curious about the more strange, unique and sometimes risqué aspects of natural science? Let’s talk about sex! Or rather, lack of sex. This month we’ll take a closer look into how single parents don’t do it in the animal kingdom through virgin birth. It’s time for the sharks and the bees talk, so unwind, sip a drink and join us as we explore parthenogenesis. 

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  • Naturally Awesome Days: Cold-Blooded Creatures

    Saturday, January 30, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Visit the Academy on select dates to enjoy a themed family-led activity, auditorium program and take-home craft kit to show off all the awesome science that we have to offer.

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  • Studio Drafts: Drawing Dinos - Tyrannosaurus rex

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    8:00 PM-9:00 PM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a series of four dino drawing opportunities led by renowned local paleo-artist Jason C. Poole.

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  • Paleo Playdate: February 3rd

    Wednesday, February 3, 2021

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party.

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  • Ask the Scientists: Welcoming Wildlife

    Saturday, February 6, 2021

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    What’s so wild about Philadelphia? More than you think! We share a habitat with birds, mammals, bugs, reptiles and amphibians — and even fish. These creatures are all around, and you might see them if you know where to look. Join Academy scientists and John Heinz Wildlife Refuge rangers for a fun conversation to learn how animals journey through our neighborhoods. Ask the experts what you need to do to build a better backyard to support local species, and get the scoop on all the best places in the city to stop and watch the wildlife go by.

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  • Studio Drafts: Drawing Dinos - Stegosaurus

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    8:00 PM-9:00 PM

    This is a live event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a series of four dino drawing opportunities led by renowned local paleo-artist Jason C. Poole.

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  • Paleo Playdate: February 10th

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party.

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