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Darwin Discovery Day 2021 – Virtual Event

Join us for a virtual celebration of Charles Darwin’s birthday and science! The Michigan State University Museum presents its 17th annual Darwin Discovery Day on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. It's a great time for exploration and discovery – all online! Visitors to this virtual event can interact live with MSU scientists, see real specimens from university science collections, and gain access to hands-on activities and crafts.

  • Free registration is required to attend. (Must be 18 or older to register)
  • Choose from a variety of stations to visit
  • Join the fun via Zoom on event day!
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New this year: Darwin Discovery Bags! For science fun away from a screen, Darwin Discovery Bags will be available for pick-up prior to the event. These bags contain materials and instructions for crafts, activities, and other goodies. Keep an eye on social media for updates on when and where to pick these up!

About DDD

Science institutions worldwide have created special programs around Darwin’s birthday each year that help promote an appreciation for the benefits of scientific knowledge acquired through human curiosity and ingenuity. MSU scientists and students take part in Darwin Discovery Day to share their expertise and love of science with the public. Activities, tours and university science collections will be featured on the MSU Museum website.

  • February 13, 2021
  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm