Our National Museum of American History collections span the entire history of antibody-based therapies and diagnostics from curative serums developed in the 1890s to today’s powerful monoclonal antibody drugs.
Watch a program from our video webcast archives or view our upcoming schedule. Bring a Smithsonian Scientist to your students with Smithsonian Science How!
Fast-paced webcast series engages middle school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes.
Fun games and apps for learning about science.
10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
Discover how we explore other worlds in time for the Perseverance rover to land on Mars on February 18.
Perseverance is the latest rover to land on Mars. It will seek signs of ancient life and collect rock samples that may later be returned to Earth.
The Smithsonian's mineral and gem collection at the National Museum of Natural History is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Engage in activities to explore the impact of COVID-19, understand the science, and learn how to stay safe.
Unlike other infectious diseases, where a single dose or series of doses confers long-term protection, flu vaccination is an annual affair.
Learn about these incredible animals—and the ecosystems in which they play a role.
Place “camera traps” in your community to assist researchers in answering questions about mammal distribution and abundance.
Scientists study how to transform degraded landscapes into healthy forests, clean water, and eco-friendly ranches.
Be a biologist in your own backyard! Neighborhood Nestwatch participants help answer questions related to the survival of bird populations.
Smithsonian Gardens has more than 8,000 specimens. Explore a selection from the collection along with art inspired by these beautiful blooms.