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Category Archives: Interactive

Pine Barren Gentian

Search for an Elusive Fall Plant

Can you find the rare Pine Barren Gentian?

Dino Dancing, Bug Walks, Beer

Plus free evening admission Sept. 8

Boost to Childhood Learning

New this fall in Philadelphia

10th Annual Bug Fest

Celebrate insects of all kinds Aug. 12-13.

Backyard Adventures Exhibit opens June 9
purplish black bird on branch

The Phenomenal Purple Martin

Spot one in south Jersey this summer.

Step Back into Dinosaur Time

New Time Machine experience, safer than being there.

a blackened shell

Whelks at the Shore

Search for whelk shells and egg cases at the shore this summer.

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.