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Virtual Trivia Tuesday

Tuesdays at 6pm

Register for interactive Virtual Trivia Tuesdays! This is a great opportunity to virtually mingle with friends, compete for bragging rights and perhaps even learn something cool. Questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries.

NO SCIENCE TRIVIA NOVEMBER 3: Trivia will return November 10!

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Science Cafe: Survival of the Friendliest

Thursday, October 29

For over a century in popular culture, “survival of the fittest” has sometimes been interpreted to mean that some human lives are more valuable than others. Join Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods to discuss their new book, “Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity.”

Join us for the Science Cafe on YouTube

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Member-exclusive Events

Dr. Dan and Jonathan with a black milksnake.

Member Tour: Window on Animal Health Live

Thursday, October 29, 12:30–1:00pm

The Museum maintains thousands of live animals including birds, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and even invertebrates for educational programs and exhibits. Whether they fly, crawl, swim, slither or hop, the veterinary staff regularly performs wellness exams as part of a preventative medicine program to keep all the Museum animals healthy. Join us for a front-row seat view of exotic animal veterinary medical procedures and post your best questions for Dr. Dan in the chat.

Current membership and preregistration required. Recommended for all ages. Not a member yet? Join today!

Register for Member Tour: Window on Animal Health Live

Join us for a series of fun, family-friendly programs — just for members! Each month, we’ll bring you an exclusive glimpse into nature and opportunities to engage with Museum experts.

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Natural Sciences Classroom

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Marine Mammals

Tuesday, November 3, 11:00–11:45am

What are cetaceans? Have you ever seen one in the wild? Join us to learn more about the diversity of these mammals of the sea.

Event is free, but space is limited. Registration is required. Accessibility accommodations, such as an ASL Interpreter or captioning services, can be requested upon registration. We ask that requests be made at least one week before the program so that we can provide the best accommodations to you.

Register for Marine Mammals

Join a Natural Sciences Classroom every Tuesday at 11am for a fun, interactive experience with Museum experts! All ages are welcome, but we recommend this program for ages 8 and above.

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