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Calendar

Today
23
Nov

Meet Leslie Harris: Weird Worms and Pretty Polychaetes

Science of Slime FamilyYouth
  • 1 pm

Explore the many ways polychaetes use slime to survive with NHM Collections Manager Leslie Harris!

Mon
30
Nov

Meet Regina Wetzer and Dean Pentcheff: Floating Forests and Amazing Algae

Science of Slime FamilyYouth
  • 1 pm

NHM’s marine biodiversity experts Dr. Regina Wetzer and Dean Pentcheff are teaming up to talk about all things algae!

Thu
03
Dec

Live Animal Presentation: What Do Bugs Use Slime For?

Science of Slime FamilyYouth
  • 11:30 am

Forest Urban, our Invertebrate Living Collections Manager, will share some amazing live animals, and you'll find out what slime can do for them!

Mon
07
Dec

Meet Jann Vendetti: Snail Trails and Mollusc Mucus

Science of Slime FamilyYouth
  • 1 pm

Join Dr. Jann Vendetti, NHM’s Associate Curator of Malacology (and resident snail specialist) for a glimpse into the wonderful world of molluscs!

Mon
14
Dec

Meet Greg Pauly: Slimy Skin and Sticky Salamanders

Science of Slime FamilyYouth
  • 1 pm

Discover how some reptiles and amphibians use their slimy and sticky skin for protection against predators with Dr. Greg Pauly, NHM's Curator of Herpetology and Co-director of the Urban Nature Research Center!

At Our Other Museums

At Our Other Museums

Sat

28

Nov

Tar Pits

Inside the Fossil Lab

Tours & Shows All Ages
  • 2:30 pm

Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!

Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20