National Museum of Natural History

Our mission is to promote understanding of the natural world and our place in it. The museum’s collections tell the history of the planet and are a record of human interaction with the environment and one another.


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Fall Lottery

Events occurring from October through December will be available for registration in the Fall Lottery opening on September 9th. 

Q?rius School Programs
Presented by: National Museum of Natural History
Q?rius offers 60-minute pre-registered classes led by experienced Museum Educators. Using objects, data, scientific equipment, and digital media, students complete a series of activities based on Smithsonian research. In the process, they investigate core ideas in nature and culture related to classroom curriculum. They gain critical skills in the practices of science by observing, documenting results, and justifying their conclusions with evidence. Teachers can select from 7 program topics when registering.
Dates: 10/7/19, 11/4/19, 12/2/19
Time: 10:15-11:15 or 11:45-12:45
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center; 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560
Content Area: Science
Learning Standards: All programs are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, but the exact standards will depend on the program selected.
Grades: 6th -12th 
Ticket capacity: 15-35 per time slot
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Winter Lottery

Events occurring from January through March will be available for registration in the Winter Lottery opening on December 2nd. 

Q?rius School Programs
Presented by: National Museum of Natural History
Q?rius offers 60-minute pre-registered classes led by experienced Museum Educators. Using objects, data, scientific equipment, and digital media, students complete a series of activities based on Smithsonian research. In the process, they investigate core ideas in nature and culture related to classroom curriculum. They gain critical skills in the practices of science by observing, documenting results, and justifying their conclusions with evidence. Teachers can select from 7 program topics when registering.
Dates: 1/6/20, 2/3/20, 3/2/20
Time: 10:15-11:15 or 11:45-12:45
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center; 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560
Content Area: Science
Learning Standards: All programs are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, but the exact standards will depend on the program selected.
Grades: 6th -12th 
Ticket capacity: 15-35 per time slot


Spring Lottery

Events occurring from April through June will be available for registration in the Spring Lottery opening on March 2nd. 

Q?rius School Programs
Presented by: National Museum of Natural History
Q?rius offers 60-minute pre-registered classes led by experienced Museum Educators. Using objects, data, scientific equipment, and digital media, students complete a series of activities based on Smithsonian research. In the process, they investigate core ideas in nature and culture related to classroom curriculum. They gain critical skills in the practices of science by observing, documenting results, and justifying their conclusions with evidence. Teachers can select from 7 program topics when registering.
Dates: 4/6/20, 5/4/20, 6/1/20
Time: 10:15-11:15 or 11:45-12:45
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center; 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560
Content Area: Science
Learning Standards: All programs are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, but the exact standards will depend on the program selected.
Grades: 6th -12th 
Ticket capacity: 15-35 per time slot

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