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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: Chelsea Smith and Elizabeth Mchone

    Saturday, January 20, 2018

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Meet Botany graduate students Liz McHone and Chelsea Smith. McHone and Smith study milkweeds, a beautiful group of plants that are consumed by numerous interesting insects including Monarch butterflies!

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  • Super Science Cyber School Day Featuring WXPN's Robert Drake

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    10:00 AM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Super Science Cyber School Day Featuring WXPN Producer Robert Drake. During National School Choice Week.

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  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Saturday, February 3, 2018

    9:00 AM-11:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds.

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  • Crocs Opening Weekend

    Saturday, February 3, 2018

    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 opening weekend of our new exhibit, Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World!

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  • Crocs Opening Weekend

    Sunday, February 4, 2018

    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 opening weekend of our new exhibit, Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World!

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