Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Follow AMNH Scientist on Dive for Corals

While the Museum has closed its buildings during the COVID-19 outbreak, our work continues. We're here to help you explore our exhibits and other resources from home—and we look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can. Visit for updates.

Divers with coral off the coast of Tobago


Expedition to Tobago: Diving for Corals

Museum Curator Nathalie Goodkin, an oceanographer, and colleagues traveled to Tobago last fall to collect hundreds of years of data about climate conditions by sampling a 500-year-old coral. See how the team was able to accomplish their goal, and find out what’s next in their research.  Watch the Video


OLogy Challenge: Week 3

The Museum’s weekly OLogy Challenge goes live on Wednesdays. Share your work for a chance to see it posted on OLogy, the Museum’s science website for kids. This week’s challenge: a microbes coloring book and scavenger hunt. Take the Challenge

Spitzer Hall of Human OriginsWATCH PARTY

Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

Join Museum Curator Ashley Hammond and educator Frances Forrest on Friday, May 1, for a YouTube watch party about using fossils to understand human evolution. Go on a journey to Kenya to search for human ancestors, explore the human family tree, and take a guided tour through the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins. Scientists will be answering your questions live. Watch on YouTube