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Title: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Url: http://www.mnh.si.edu/
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
Description: With a growing number of interactive websites, the Smithsonian National Museum is evolving into a hub for national and international electronic education. There are over twenty online exhibits, each containing extensive topical information, histories of the Museum collection items referenced in each exhibit, virtual tours and other online interactive activities. Online information on traveling exhibits available for rent is also listed. The online Explore a Topic includes a collection of resources that explore topics such as the Earth and its history, the diversity of life, and Earth system science. Educator resources online include classroom activities and lesson plans on Measuring Biodiversity, evoking ideas of total number of unique things, such as genes, genera, and species, and their abundances. Science Departments include anthropology, botany, entomology, invertebrate zoology, mineral sciences, paleobiology and vertebrate zoology, many departments containing further online exhibits and searchable databases.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Anthropology -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Evolution -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Study and teaching. Research. Nature study
Science -- Science (General) -- Study and teaching
Science -- Zoology -- Chordates. Vertebrates -- Mammals -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Social studies -- Geography
Science -- Natural history
Key Concept: Biology
Biology -- Evolution
Ecology
Geology
Geography
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Course Descriptions
Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Models
Overviews
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Tables (Data)
Teaching Guides
Worksheets
Format: flash
html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Smithsonian Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Atmospheric science
Biological oceanography
Biology
Climatology
earth science
Ecology
Education (General)
Environmental science
Geography
Geologic time
Geology
Geophysics
History of science
Human geography
Meteorology
Mineralogy or petrology
Natural history
Oceanography
Paleontology
Physical sciences
science
Space science
Space sciences
Structural geology
Washington, DC
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-23 15:12:42 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-06-23 15:19:59 (W3C-DTF)
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