The Museum may be closed for a bit, but our dedication to curiosity, science, and exploration keeps going. On this page, every day, we will share digital content to provide you with engaging ways to learn, ask questions, and discover life and science in exciting new ways.
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These downloadable, printable at-home science activities are perfect for curious minds at home (or anywhere).
Heighten your observation skills with your natural surroundings. The world is full of activity that often goes unnoticed! This is a calming, quiet activity.
You don't have to wait for the perfect day to see a rainbow. With a glass of water, paper, and a flashlight, you can make your own!
Create your own sundial to tell time, using everyday household items. Consider how it works, how it might tell time differently in other seasons, and how you might be able to tell time with the dial without seeing the numbers.
Explore the science of capillary action and color mixing by moving water between cups
Constellation tubes allow you to see what your unique constellation would look like if you were looking through a telescope. Create your own view of a galaxy inside a paper tube.
Q&A with GeoJen
Make a compass
Ever had a question about the animals at the Museum? This week, we're taking questions for Rob Colquhoun, an Animal Care Specialist at the Museum. Ask him anything about the Museum animals and we'll pick some of the best questions to answer in an upcoming video.
Ask Rob an Animal Question
Help us create new online learning content
We're hard at work in the lab, working on lots of new digital science content for Members and friends of the Museum. We'd love to know more about what kinds of content you're most interested in seeing. If you've got a minute or two to spare, take the survey and help our team get the best content headed your way in the weeks to come.
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