Nature is all around us, and we want to help you explore!
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Nature Lab hosts events featuring creative, hands-on investigations of seasonally appropriate natural phenomena. As you explore, you’ll also learn to use scientific tools, including microscopes, maps, and field guides. Each month of the year features something new to discover.
Nature Lab Blogs
If you’re curious about skyscrapers, inspired by the stars, or motivated to join environmental efforts in your community – Nature Lab connects you to new ideas that will take your interests to the next level. Check out free articles to learn about surprising science, exciting community projects, and ways that you can have a positive impact on your world. Browse hands-on projects that will flex your creative muscles and build your naturalist skills.
- With schools, the museum, and many other places temporarily closed, one thing remains open and available to all – nature! As Rachel …Read More »
- We humans are pretty innovative creatures. Our understanding of space, time and our place in nature are beyond that of other animals. …Read More »
- Look up! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…oh, it was a bird. The question now is: What kind of bird? If …Read More »
- A Brief History of Punxsutawney Phil For the last 133 years, people in the US and Canada have been ignoring the forecast …Read More »
- You may not know it, but you have probably used a tool that is very helpful to scientists – a camera! Capturing …Read More »
- We have another Dippy the Dinosaur challenge for you! With November being a month to celebrate family, we thought it would be nice …Read More »
- Quick, what was that? It scuttled by in a flash, but you caught a few defining characteristics. It had many legs and …Read More »
- Nature’s Nightlights Have you ever walked through the woods at night and noticed a small glowing object near the base of the …Read More »
- Have you ever heard someone say they need to find their bearings? It dates back to the Age of Discovery and refers …Read More »