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Title: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science: Exhibits
Url: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/onlineexh.html
Publisher: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Description: There are two informative and fun online exhibits at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science's website. One of the exhibits is called "New Mexico's State Fossil". In the exhibit, visitors will find answers to "Common Questions" about the Coelophysis (the state's official state fossil, an extinct dinosaur) including where it ate, lived, roamed, what it looked like, and how it eventually became extinct. There are also several PDF documents that relate to the discovery of the fossil, how it was named, and the process involved with how it became the state fossil. The other online exhibit is called "New Mexiquest", and "is an interactive look at a dozen specimens from the paleontology, biology, and mineralogy collections" of the Museum. Visitors start by picking an image of a specimen, clicking on it, and then deciding how to explore it once it's been enlarged for better viewing. There are eight choices in the boxes to the left of the image, and visitors can scroll over to see both the question and the answer. Also, the exhibit can be read in English or Spanish.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Museums. Exhibitions
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Study and teaching. Research. Nature study
GEM Subject: Social studies -- State history
Science -- Informal education
Science -- Natural history
Key Concept: Geology -- Fossils
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
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Language: English
Rights: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, a Division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-11-19 14:19:56 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-19 14:19:56 (W3C-DTF)
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