The Koshland Science Museum offers free field trips to all groups of middle and high school students including camps, summer programs, and private schools in the DC Metro area. Learn more on our Group Visits page.
Did you know that the lifestyle of an average American produces 20 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year? That's equal to the weight of more than five African elephants! Of the 20 metric tons, eight metric tons result from electricity consumption. One way to reduce these carbon dioxide emissions is by increasing energy efficiency.
Watch and vote for your favorite videos in the National Academy of Engineering’s Engineering For You Video Contest! This contest highlights how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world by addressing the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges for Engineering.
We live in a multitasking world. Many of us switch our attention between texting, listening to music, and many other tasks. Can we truly do two things at once, or is multitasking diminishing our focus in the classroom, at home, and on the road?
The Koshland Science Museum offers free field trips for middle and high school classes from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. These facilitated two-hour experiences are a great opportunity for students to see how science can solve real-world problems. We go beyond the “who/what/where” and challenge students to think about why scientists investigate our world and how science informs the decisions we make as individuals and as a society.
March is National Nutrition Month! Explore our interactive “Food For Thought” resources to plan a healthy meal for you and your family:
Make a sample menu and see how it compares to nutritional recommendations