Thank you for your continued support to the Institute of Science. 

We hope you are enjoying the videos from our scientists and educators we’ve been sharing on our Facebook , YouTube , and Instagram channels. Topics range from astronomy, dinosaurs, water conservation, Institute collections, water conservation, and more. 

And if you’re having as much fun watching them as we are making them for you, leave us a comment on social media - we would love to hear from you! New videos are posted each week.
Rocks from Space!
Discover what different types of meteorites look like, how they impact Earth, and what they’re made of from our Curator of Earth and Life Sciences, John Zawiskie.
Wonderful World of Cockroaches
Did you know there are more than 800 different kinds of cockroaches? From the Madagascar hissing cockroach to cave roaches, learn from our Museum Educator, Janet Beylin, about what makes them unique.
Don't forget:
  • Learning resources are available for parents and teachers to help augment the “home school” experience. Topics include: Astronomy and Space Science, Engineering, Water, Earth Science, and more. Visit our website to access these FREE experiences. 
  • Registration for summer camps is open! Campers will explore chemistry, geology, ecology, and physics this summer at the Institute. Register now for one week or all five - weeks do not repeat. Visit our website to learn more.
And to our members: We understand that during our temporary closure you are experiencing an interruption to your usual visits to the Institute. We want to reassure you that once our doors re-open, we will be extending expiration dates on memberships. Your membership will automatically be extended and we will be in touch as soon as we’re open to let you know your new expiration date. 
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