National Museum of Natural History

Q?rius at the National Museum of Natural History is a new way to connect science with everyday experience. It’s a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental environment. Through real-world questions with scientists and interactions with thousands of authentic objects, students will unleash their curiosity with surprising results. A visit to Q?rius will offer an absorbing site of resources to plan your own lessons or use Museum lessons to engage students in their curriculum in new ways. Q?rius school programs are available onsite for Grades 6-12. The museum offers six school programs onsite on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., from October through June. For students nationwide, they offer the Smithsonian Science How webcasts. They also offer programs in Q?rius jr. for students in Grades K-8 and internship and fellowship opportunities for college students.
 
Contact Info
Address: 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560. District of Columbia. Tel: 202-633-1000. Website: www.mnh.si.edu. Hrs: Daily 10AM - 5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45+ min. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.