Be a Scientist!

Sunday, April 28, 2019 Various times
Event Info
Cost: 
Free
Recommended Age: 
All ages

Part of the Philadelphia Science Festival, these free, Be a Scientist! sessions allows visitors to explore a specific profession related to medicine, engineering, and more. Themes differ by location and times differ by site.

The cost is free and no registration is required.

Sessions are as follows:
Be a Watershed Scientist! 10 AM- 2 PM: Bartram's Garden
Be a Paleontologist! 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM: Rowan University Edleman Fossil Park
Be a Maker! 11 AM- 1 PM: Independence Seaport Museum
Be an 18th and 19th Century Doctor! 11 AM- 3 PM: Penn Medicine
Be a Zoologist! 11 AM- 2 PM: Philadelphia Zoo
Be an Engineer! 11 AM- 1 PM: Temple University
Be a River Ecologist! 12 PM- 3 PM: Glen Foerd on the Delaware
Be a Scientist at CHOP!  12 PM- 3 PM: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Be a Health Professional! 12 PM-4 PM: University of the Sciences
Be an Ornithologist! 12 PM- 4 PM: Wagner Free Institute of Science
Be an Entomologist! 12 PM- 3 PM: Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
Be an Arborist! 1 PM- 3 PM: Natural Lands
Be a Doctor! and Teddy Bear Clinic 1 PM- 4 PM: Thomas Jefferson University
Be a Doctor! Teddy Bear Clinics 1 PM- 3 PM: Abington Hospital- Jefferson Health
Be a Doctor! Teddy Bear Clinics 1 PM- 3 PM:  Jefferson Torresdale Hospital
Be a Doctor! Teddy Bear Clinics 1 PM- 3 PM: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Be a Historian! 2 PM- 6PM: American Philosophical Society
Be an Explorer! 2 PM- 5 PM: Please Touch Museum

Wagner Free Institute of Science
1700 West Montgomery Ave
19121 Philadelphia , PA
Phone: 215-763-6529
39° 58' 50.0628" N, 75° 9' 46.2168" W
Pennsylvania
Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd
19143 Philadelphia , PA 39° 55' 57.2268" N, 75° 12' 58.104" W
Pennsylvania
Rowan University Edleman Fossil Park
201 Mullica Hill Rd
08028 Glassboro , NJ 39° 42' 31.266" N, 75° 7' 3.9972" W
New Jersey
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd and Walnut Street Penn's Landing
19106 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 45.0636" N, 75° 8' 26.754" W
Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine
800 Spruce Street
19107 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 43.5768" N, 75° 9' 20.1132" W
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Avenue Fairmount Park
Philadelphia , PA 39° 58' 25.518" N, 75° 11' 43.7244" W
Pennsylvania
Temple University
1947 North 12th Street
19122 Philadelphia , PA 39° 58' 56.5968" N, 75° 9' 9.972" W
Pennsylvania
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Ave
19114 Philadelphia , PA
Phone: 215-632-5330
40° 3' 5.6772" N, 74° 58' 43.8672" W
Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3500 Civic Center Boulevard
19104 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 49.3512" N, 75° 11' 38.8212" W
Pennsylvania
University of the Sciences
4306 Woodland Avenue
19104 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 43.2564" N, 75° 12' 29.376" W
Pennsylvania
Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
6026 Germantown Avenue
19144 Philadelphia , PA 40° 2' 23.6652" N, 75° 10' 42.7656" W
Pennsylvania
Natural Lands
Pier 68 Philadelphia Waterfront Pier 70 Boulevard
19148 Philadelphia , PA 39° 55' 30.6408" N, 75° 8' 18.8844" W
Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Dorrance
1001 Locust Street Hamilton Building
19107 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 51.3312" N, 75° 9' 30.7008" W
Pennsylvania
Abington Hospital- Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road Lenfest Pavilion, Frobese Conference Center
19001 Abington , PA 40° 7' 8.5152" N, 75° 7' 11.946" W
Pennsylvania
Jefferson Torresdale Hospital
10800 Knights Road
19114 Philadelphia , PA 40° 4' 18.012" N, 74° 58' 59.5956" W
Pennsylvania
Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
2201 Chapel Avenue West
08002 Cherry Hill , NJ 39° 55' 40.5516" N, 75° 0' 58.6152" W
New Jersey
American Philosophical Society
104 South 5th Street
19106 Philadelphia , PA 39° 56' 54.924" N, 75° 8' 57.9552" W
Pennsylvania
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
19131 Philadelphia , PA 39° 58' 45.8148" N, 75° 12' 32.1624" W
Pennsylvania