DNA can be used to detect diseases, improve crops, or catch criminals. Explore some of the applications of DNA technology and discover the many ways these uses may affect your life in our online interactive!
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.