Explore the natural world and gain a deep understanding of its organisms, ecosystems, and underlying processes through these hands-on, minds-on projects and activities.
The Academy's citizen science programs are a great way to become more involved with the natural world.
Healthy ecosystems require a large, diverse group of organisms, each doing their part.
Collecting specimens in the field launches the lab work of analysis, documentation, and cataloging.
The Scientific Process
What types of equipment and logistical support do scientists need in the field to study biodiversity?
The octopus is regarded as the world's smartest invertebrate, and a new study adds evidence to that claim.
Cockatoos demonstrate that they're not so bird-brained after all.