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Dig in dirt in the backyard exhibit at the Academy

Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend Activities

Opening weekend of Backyard Adventures will be action packed.

In Support of the Paris Climate Accord

A message from the Academy president.

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?

Who’s Minding the VIREO Collection?

He wants a photo of each of the world’s bird species.

Academy paleontologist Ted Daeschler traveled to Antarctica to find Middle Devonian fossils for the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Antarctica in Pictures

Academy paleontologist travels to Earth’s end to find fossils

Water: Will There Be Enough?

Expert Weighs in at Academy Town Square

Marie Kurz is involved in environmental research at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Marie Kurz: Ecogeochemist

Why she found herself in a field she tried to avoid.

Extraordinary Clam Found Alive

On finding the smelly giant shipworm.

Ted Daeschler Speaks at the March for Science – Full Text and Video

Academy paleontologist Ted Daeschler was a featured speaker at the Philadelphia March for Science on April 22. See his speech and read his full remarks.