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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

May 2021

Ask the Scientists: Do April Showers Bring May Flowers?

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Academy educators, Philadelphia experts and area community members for a conversation about how climate change impacts flowering plantsAsk the Scientists: Do April Showers Bring May Flowers? Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. Animals are not the only group impacted by climate change! As April showers?have brought about?May flowers, it's the perfect time to ask how flowering plants are weathering the more significant long-term effects of climate change. Join Academy scientists as they discuss how flowering plants are adapting to this…

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Paleo Playdates Early Summer Sessions: May 12

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party.Paleo Playdates Wednesdays, 10–10:45 a.m.? on Zoom May 12, 2021 first of 6 Wednesdays through June 16thAges 3 to 6Have some fun with Academy experts and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time. Each week will feature new stories, new hands-on activities to try at home and room to move and explore. Everyone can chat,…

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Paleo Playdates Early Summer Session: May 19

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party.Paleo Playdates Wednesdays, 10–10:45 a.m.? on Zoom May 19, 2021; second of 6 Wednesdays through June 16thAges 3 to 6Have some fun with Academy experts and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time. Each week will feature new stories, new hands-on activities to try at home and room to move and explore. Everyone can chat,…

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Junior Scientist Workshop: Can a Turtle Change Its Shell?- 10 a.m.

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Kids with a passion for science and nature are invited to "Zoom in" for exclusive lessons taught by Academy scientists and educators!We know that animals with backbones have lived all over the world for hundreds of millions of years, but how does the vertebrate skeleton contribute to their survival? From dinosaurs to deer to turtles to humans, skeletons give them a real framework for success! Discover all the things that vertebrates through time have in common, and get the scoop…

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Junior Scientist Workshop: Can a Turtle Change Its Shell?- 1 p.m.

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Kids with a passion for science and nature are invited to "Zoom in" for exclusive lessons taught by Academy scientists and educators!We know that animals with backbones have lived all over the world for hundreds of millions of years, but how does the vertebrate skeleton contribute to their survival? From dinosaurs to deer to turtles to humans, skeletons give them a real framework for success! Discover all the things that vertebrates through time have in common, and get the scoop…

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Paleo Playdates Early Summer Session: May 26

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party.Paleo Playdates Wednesdays, 10–10:45 a.m.? on Zoom May 26, 2021; third of 6 Wednesdays through June 16thAges 3 to 6Have some fun with Academy experts and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time. Each week will feature new stories, new hands-on activities to try at home and room to move and explore. Everyone can chat,…

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