Sunday, March 1, 2015

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
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1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-299-1000
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      Caryn Babaian: Nature in Chalk
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • Biology professor and accomplished artist Caryn Babaian creates large-scale "nature mandalas" using colorful chalk. These circular compositions are themed around the complexity and beauty of the world's natural ecosystems.
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      Titanoboa: Monster Snake
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • At nearly 50 feet in length, the Paleocene reptile known as the Titanoboa is the largest snake ever discovered. Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Channel, and the Florida Museum of Natural History, this exhibit offers an amazing look at a lost world and the incredible creatures that inhabited it.
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      Butterflies!
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • This exhibit features a lush, tropical garden filled with beautiful butterflies from around the world.
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      Outside In
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • "Outside In" is the Academy's recently-renovated children's discovery center. This warm, welcoming area gives visiting children the chance to investigate a forest, visit the seashore, meet live animals and more.
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      Dinosaur Hall
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • Check out over 30 dinosaur skeletons as well as dinosaur eggs, footprints, sculptures, paleontologist tools and more.
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      Marveling at Mollusks
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • This exhibit features almost 100 mollusk specimens, including clams, scallops, conches, cowries & others.
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      Science at the Academy
    • Sunday, March 1, 2015
    • This exhibit focuses on some of the top-notch science research going on at the Academy. It includes a replica of a 375-million-year-old fossil containing fish and land animal bones.
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      Overnight for Adults
    • Saturday, March 7, 2015
    • Known for its popular family "Safari Overnights," the Academy is now offering a special sleepover event for adult guests only. Attendees can enjoy refreshments while hearing true stories about items and specimens from the collections. They'll also have the chance to visit some lesser-known parts of the Academy and meet some live animals up close. Dinner and breakfast are included.