1. Philadelphia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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    Philadelphia, located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences, or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum. With its art, culture and heritage, it's easy to see why Philadelphia is so treasured by Americans. http://www.expedia.com/Philadelphia.d178297.Destination-Travel-Guides

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    • Jon Gelhaus: "Developing Entomological Science While Chasing Bugs: 15 Years of Exploration in Mongolia"

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      This lecture was given on March 24, 2012 by Jon Gelhaus from the Academy of Natural Sciences and The Mongolian Aquatic Insect Survey as part of the Bean Life Science Museum's Tanner lecture series.

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      • Will Smith at ABF ceremony honoring friend Charlie Mack / NBC10 07.20.12

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        On Friday, July 20, the American Benefactor Foundation (ABF) recognized Charles "Charlie Mack" Alston -- a talent manager, producer and community leader -- for his efforts to launch the new Charlie Mack Cares Center in West Philadelphia. Actors Will Smith and his son, Jaden Smith, were among those in attendance at the ceremony and reception at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, both serve on the Center's board.

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        • Academy of Natural Sciences Holiday Card

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          The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University wishes you a peaceful and happy holiday season.

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          • "ANSP Documentary" | WHYY Public Media Commons

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            As part of a WHYY Public Media Commons documentary production course, Dan Keller turned the camera on the Academy of Natural Sciences to document research scientists at the institution are doing between water conservation and mollusks.

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            • The Academy of Natural Sciences

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              Step into the oldest natural history museum in the United States. The Academy of Natural Sciences is known locally as the 'dinosaur museum' but offers so much more. Check it out in this exclusive travel video. Insider Perks is a media company focused on producing high-quality, unbiased travel videos that you can use to help plan your next vacation. If you enjoyed this video, please subscribe to us for future updates and show your appreciation by clicking the "Like" button above. Check out our website: http://www.insiderperks.com Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/insiderperks Become a fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/insiderperks Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/insiderperks

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              • Bugfest Coverage- Geekadelphia

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                Insects and their relatives invade the academy but once a year. Here is our experience... Videographer & Editor: Erin Davis

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                • Chasing Grasshoppers

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                  A conversation with Dan Otte, artist, curator of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, and the world's authority on grasshoppers and crickets.

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                  • FSS Partners with the Academy of Natural Sciences

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                    At the beginning of the 2009-2010 school year, a new educational connection was forged between Friends Select School and the school’s Parkway neighbor, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Each section of second and third grade at Friends Select attends a weekly, one hour-long lesson at the Academy for one third of the school year. These trimester-long science units are taught by museum staff members, and are designed by the Academy's education department and the lower school science specialist. The lessons at the Academy serve as a unique and valuable extension of the lower school science curriculum. The Academy is renowned for its research in the scientific fields of paleontology and limnology (freshwater ecology). Each of these fields served as the focus of the Friends Select science units, paleontology for second grade and limnology for third grade. These academic strengths of the research wing of the Academy offer students the opportunity to be instructed by actual scientists.  Field trips with the scientists, to a fossil dig with second grade and on a survey of a local stream for third grade, allow students to join with their instructors in real scientific enterprise. Video by Tina Dougherty, art director

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