April 2023

SUE: The T. rex Experience | Closes April 30!

This is your last chance to journey through the world of one of the most mysterious predators to walk the planet when you visit SUE: The T. rex Experience. Explore touchable fossil replicas, scent stations, and a naturalistic soundscape that create an immersive, multi-sensory experience for all ages.

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SUE: The T. rex Experience is presented by PNC Bank, with additional support from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council. 

Women in Science Speaker Series: Illuminating the shoreline with Elizabeth Parkinson | April 11

National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow Elizabeth Parkinson will present a portion of her NSF research into light pollution on insect ecology. Lizz will discuss a huge, but often overlooked, component of our freshwater communities, insects. Their response to artificial light at night can give us greater insight into our waterways and their connected shorelines.

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Summer Camp Staff | Now Hiring!

Looking for a summer job or know someone who is? We’re hiring summer camp staff! Our summer camps will provide you with a rewarding experience to work with curious children as they explore science and learn through doing.

We offer competitive pay, and this is a great opportunity for college-aged students looking to work with kids over summer break, and anyone who is looking to make an impact on the next generation of science enthusiasts.

View Open Positions and Apply Today!

Virtual Book Club | April 11

Join us for our next virtual book club. Our pick for April is Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (Adult 18+). This book is definitely worth a first or second read - even if you have or have not watched the movie! First published in 1990, Jurassic Park is a sharp and engrossing cautionary tale about the perils of unchecked scientific ambition and the commodification of natural life.

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Saturday Night Science | April 15

Join us for a fast-paced, highly interactive, prehistoric evening Explore the museum after hours and get the chance to enjoy a live guided tour of the prehistoric night sky in the Acheson Planetarium, hands-on activities, SUE: The T. rex Experience before it leaves the museum, and more! Visitors can also take home a real fossil!.

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More from the Institute:

Cranbrook Paleo Podcast 

Listen to our podcast, where you can learn about all things paleontology! Listeners of all ages will have the chance to explore the world of dinosaurs through intriguing conversations.

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Summer Explore Camps | Registration Today! 

Registration is now open for our 2023 Explore Camps. Inquisitive campers will have the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience. Campers will work together to tackle activities, experiments, and investigations as they explore popular science topics in a unique and safe environment!

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Cranbrook Institute of Science | https://science.cranbrook.edu

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801

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