In the Forensics Lab at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, students can study real human bones from the past to identify gender and draw conclusions about their lives. In the Fossil Halls, find out how scientists use dinosaur fossils to learn about their biology and evolution. Also features an IMAX theater. The museum offers free admission and is open seven days a week.
One the oldest and largest national laboratories, Argonne National Laboratory researches energy sources, biological systems, and national security. They host public tours of the scientific and engineering facilities.
From the invention of fire to solar-powered devices, civilization's way of obtaining energy has drastically improved. Read about how various types of energy has changed since the begi…