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What’s the difference between poison and venom? Are all snakes venomous? Learn about different types of poisonous plants and venomous animals located right here in Indiana.
This gallery demonstration is located in the Power of Poison exhibit and is included with admission. Stop by any time during the hour to view the demonstration.
Ever wonder how a museum preserves its objects in the collection? Catch a glimpse of some behind-the-scenes work during our gallery cleaning demonstration and learn how to properly handle objects, which cleaning utensils are used and also discover why food and drinks are not allowed in the museum galleries.
This demonstration is included with museum admission.
Geek out with other science fans at this 21+ book club! Each month, an expert scientist will join facilitator Cari Lewis Tsinovoi of Central Indiana Science Outreach to talk about a popular science-themed book. This month, discuss the book “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” by Margot Lee Shetterly. The discussion will be joined by Kerrie Wilkens-Yel, PhD, School of Education, I.U. Bloomington.
This program is a collaboration between the Indiana State Museum, CINSO, Indiana Humanities and Science March Indianapolis.
Cost: Free (ages 21 and up)