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Events

  • Academy Summer Camp: Buggin' Out

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Learn what it takes to be a bug scientist! Start your very own insect collection, learn and test tactics for collecting aquatic invertebrates, and get up-close with live Academy invertebrates!

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  • Invertebrate Husbandry

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    9:30 AM-3:30 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Tap into your inner entomologist during this invertebrate intensive!

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  • Mondays with Marty

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Marty the Moose loves nothing more than a story time spent entertaining the crowds with his terrible jokes and goofy sense of humor. Join Marty and his favorite humans to hear a special story and meet a live animal.

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  • Members Only! Dinos and Donuts

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Join us for some Kids Club fun before the Academy opens! Complete fun dino activities, have a snack, and hang with Eddie, the Academy's official T. rex mascot. Make sure to bring your Kids Club membership card to receive a stamp!

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  • Messy Marvelous Mixtures

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Make a mess with science as you investigate different mixtures. From slimy soap to playdough, we’ll learn about the science behind making these concoctions as we measure, scoop, and stir.

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  • Scientist Saturday

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    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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  • Messy Marvelous Mixtures

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Make a mess with science as you investigate different mixtures. From slimy soap to playdough, we’ll learn about the science behind making these concoctions as we measure, scoop, and stir.

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  • Academy Summer Camp: Dino-mite Discovery

    Monday, August 20, 2018

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 1910

    • Everyone

    Calling all paleontologists! Delve deeper into the lives of dinosaurs and their modern-day relatives. Play a round of Tricera-toss, examine dinosaurs from guts to bones to scales, and learn about the giant reptiles that roamed the earth for 165 million years.

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  • Mondays with Marty

    Monday, August 20, 2018

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Marty the Moose loves nothing more than a story time spent entertaining the crowds with his terrible jokes and goofy sense of humor. Join Marty and his favorite humans to hear a special story and meet a live animal.

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  • Messy Marvelous Mixtures

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Make a mess with science as you investigate different mixtures. From slimy soap to playdough, we’ll learn about the science behind making these concoctions as we measure, scoop, and stir.

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