Head to the Bell Museum now through August 19th to learn more about data collection and the preservation process.
We have posted about star parties at the Bell Museum. Now, it’s time to plan a daytime trip to the museum.
Check out the Expeditions at the Bell Museum this week, between August 15 – 19 to gain a deeper understanding of what takes place behind the scenes at the museum.
The learning takes place on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape from 10 am – 3 pm each day. Get a chance to observe researchers and students as they work together to process collected organisms and take various data, preserve different types of samples, and produce specimens for the Bell’s natural history collections.
Bell Museum Expedition Schedule:
There is a different focus each day.
- Tuesday, August 15
- Birds & Mammals
- Check out bird and mammal specimens, including a fox, being prepared
- Wednesday, August 16
- Birds & Reptiles
- Continue observing as bird and reptile specimens are prepared
- Thursday, August 17
- Watch as students continue their work on preparing bird specimens for the Bell collection
- Friday, August 18
- Plants & Mammals
- Observe mammal and plant specimens
- Saturday, August 19
- Birds & Plants
- Wrap up the week with students preparing more bird and plant specimens
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