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Category Archives: Interactive

northern brown snake

Snakes in Your Backyard?

Learn what to do if you spot a snake in your backyard or neighborhood.

Find modern traces in your backyard, and then check out Backyard Adventures, the exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Modern Traces

Hunt for traces in your backyard, urban neighborhood, or local park.

Dig in dirt in the backyard exhibit at the Academy

Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend Activities

Opening weekend of Backyard Adventures will be action packed.

Backyard Adventures Opens June 9

Discover the hidden world of science.

six-spotted tiger beetles from ANS collection

Finding the Six-spotted Tiger Beetle

Where can you spot this striking beetle?

Explore your backyard! Our Backyard Adventures exhibit opens June 9.

Packing for an Expedition

Explore your backyard this spring!

Learn about the courtship rituals of animals like the eastern bluebird from natural scientists.

Springtime Courtship Rituals

Observe birds and frogs as the weather gets warmer.

American Toad

A Leap Into Spring

Follow the American toad into spring.

Review: Night in the Museum

Next overnight is April 1.