Natural History Investigations
After School Programs for High School Students
Join us for an after school program series that allows you to explore the world of natural history science in a fun and interactive way!
Who Should Apply?
Students in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in science and museums, and are looking for ways to go beyond what they learn in school.
What Will I Do?
- Meet and learn from museum scientists and educators
- Gain natural history science and technology skills
- Visit exclusive behind-the-scenes areas of the museum
- Meet other science-minded teens from across the D.C. metropolitan area
Details about the Program
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center at the National Museum of Natural History
Dates, Times and Program Themes (2018-2019 School Year)
Entomology: Exploring Insects
Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Forensic Anthropology: Skeleton Sleuths - Special series for DCPS students
Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
How Do I Apply?
The program is free of charge. Applications are now open; download the form using the link below. Participants will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Questions? Contact us at YouthNMNH@si.edu (link sends e-mail) (link sends e-mail) or 202-633-4588
- Students are required to attend all sessions within their program.
- Students can only be accepted to one program series.
- At the end of the program, students receive a certificate of completion, participate in a showcase for family and friends.
- Students can use the certificate of completion to demonstrate an interest in science when applying to the Youth Engagement through Science internship program or Q?Crew Teen Volunteer program.