Explore the wild side of botany with carnivorous plants, glowing lichens and other amazing plant adaptations. Plus, make your own seed bomb.
Make a splash in this popular program that explores our local waters. Discover how the animals we will find tell us water is clean, and learn to use professional water quality meters. Be prepared to get muddy and wet!
Blast off for space adventure. Discover the principles behind stars, meteors and more. Build and test your own rocket. Don’t worry – it is rocket science.
Break out the popcorn for Hitchcock's classic horror film, the first in our series of films and curator commentary. This event is coordinated by the museum's student advisory board. The public is welcome.
Kick off the 2012 KU Campus Art Walk at the Natural History Museum: explore campus art, architecture and KU lore with Ted Johnson, professor emeritus of French, in front of the museum.
We’ll provide the skulls, and you provide the creativity. Sketch your favorite skulls from our new mammals exhibit opening in October or get a close look at skulls displayed specifically for this drop-in event.
Join us for a little body science featuring “Anatomy Alex,” a life-sized game modeled on the classic game “Operation,” and much more. This event is a part of the museum's Science Saturdays series, a program of monthly family drop-in events at the museum.
Explore the insect world, construct your own bug, see creepy crawly insects and even eat one if you're daring! This event is a part of the museum's Science Saturdays series, a program of monthly family drop-in events at the museum.
Celebrate National Fossil day by casting fossils and learning about vertebrate and invertebrate fossils with our paleontology staff. Take a tour of the Vertebrate Paleontology Preparation Lab and learn about opportunities to volunteer in the lab. This event is the first in the Science Saturdays series, a program of monthly family drop-in events at the museum.
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Have you ever wondered about the specimens Biodiversity Institute scientists reference for research? During this special behind-the-scenes tour, you can look at our research collections of reptiles and amphibians from all over the world. UPDATE: This tour is now full. Please check back for other upcoming tours in October and in winter 2013.