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Apply Today for the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science Residency Program

Induction: Supporting Teachers After Graduation Residents of the Museum’s MAT ESR Program are supported throughout their time in the program and after.  Earth Science Residents are provided a full scholarship to cover tuition, a $30,000 stipend for living expenses, and additional financial supports including free textbooks, certification exams, and a program laptop while in the 15-month program. Upon graduation we

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Join us for free professional learning opportunities this December!

The Gottesman Center for Science Teaching and Learning invites you to continue learning, stay engaged, and stay safe this school year by applying for our upcoming teacher professional learning opportunities. Please note that all offerings are online and are conducted over Zoom. A device and connection that allows you to participate fully is required. All offerings are application-based but free and

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Margaret Mead Film Festival Update

Mead 2020 Update Given the crisis of COVID-19, this year’s Margaret Mead Film Festival will pivot to an online evening of film and conversation. Instead of a traditional multi-day format, the Mead will be condensed to a single evening of programs that embodies the longstanding spirit of the Festival. Subscribe to the Films at the Museum newsletter for the latest updates. About The Mead The American Museum of Natural History’s Margaret

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Explore features on Pluto that remind us of Earth

Frontiers Lecture: Pluto’s Glaciers, Mountains, and Dunes On Wednesday, November 18, at 7 pm ET, join Cathy Olkin and John Spencer, science team members for NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, for an up-close investigation of Plutonian glaciers, mountains, dunes, landslides, and other features surprisingly similar to those on Earth. The Museum’s Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart will pilot us in OpenSpace through this more

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American Museum of Natural History – Registration Is Now Open for Our First Session of 2021!

It’s never too early to sign up for the next session It may still feel far away, but the new year will be here before we know it. Get into the swing of things and register for a six-week online course in the life, Earth, and physical sciences. Advance your career and earn graduate credit while also gaining access to valuable teaching resources that

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All New Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals to Open on February 17, 2021

The American Museum of Natural History today announced that it will open the all-new Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals on February 17, 2021. A brilliant showcase for one of the greatest collections of its kind and an engaging guide to recent science about our dynamic planet, the 11,000-square-foot halls will feature: recently acquired specimens, including a

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Newly Discovered Gene May Give “Sea Pickles” Their Glow

A new study describes a bioluminescent gene that could be the reason that so-called “sea pickles,” or pyrosomes, an underwater free-floating colony of thousands of tiny animals, reverberate in blue-green light. If confirmed, the finding would be the first bioluminescent gene identified from a chordate—the group that includes all vertebrates as well as a couple types of invertebrates, sea squirts

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