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An After School Program for High School Students

A hands-on program will enable students to work alongside active museum curators, postdoctoral researchers, and collection managers, and will teach students to identify, classify, and curate scientific specimens while exploring related issues such as adaptation, biological classification, biodiversity, and evolution.

  • Tours of the museum displays that highlight or include arthropods
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of arthropod collections
  • Interaction with museum curators and collection managers
  • Active participation in fieldwork
  • Lecture and lab sessions


Designed by the Research and Collections Branch and the Education Division to serve local high school students.

For Information:

Crustacea Section
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007

Sponsored by:

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

National Science Foundation

Award DEB-0120635

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