Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Forensic Ornithology: Bird Detective

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
Ground Floor, National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20013
United States
 Two teen girls examine casts of bones

Image credit: Smithsonian.


Are you interested in science and looking for ways to go beyond what you learn in school? Are you curious about what happens behind-the-scenes at a science or natural history museum?

Join us for a 5-part after school program that allows you to explore the world of natural history science in a fun and interactive way! The Forensic Ornithology program runs for 5 Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00 p.m.: January 23 and 30, February 6, 13, and 20, 2018.

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 and apply them to a real world forensic challenge
  • Visit exclusive behind-the-scenes areas of the museum
  • Meet other science-minded teens from across the D.C. metropolitan area

How do I apply?

Click the button below and fill out the registration form.