Come visit us at our Lamont Open House
Once a year, scientists Colombia Climate SchoolThe main campus in Climate and Earth Sciences shares their work and findings through lectures, tours and hands-on experiments that are fun and engaging for the whole family.
Attendees will learn about exciting developments in the geosciences and how our growing understanding of our planet can help protect its future. Different exhibits target different ages and education levels, from elementary school students to college students to those well-versed in earth sciences.
- Create your own volcano eruption And witness an annual favorite: the Trash Can Volcano.
- Come see how to collect sediment samples from lakes and take your own sediment core.
- continue one Roots Eco Hike Walk through Lamont Woods and learn what the trees can teach us about history and the environment.
- see how tub Filled with cornstarch and water it can be used to understand the dynamics of our planet.
there are more!
Free shuttles run throughout the day from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory campus and back to Columbia University’s Morningside campus in Manhattan. View location and schedule details.