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  • 04:21 Human Origins: One Species, Living Worldwide

    Human Origins: One Species, Living Worldwide

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    The amazing story of adaptation and survival in our species, Homo sapiens, is written in the language of our genes, in every cell of our bodies—as well as in...

  • 03:36 Understanding The Japan Earthquake

    Understanding The Japan Earthquake

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    Smithsonian geologist, Dr. Liz Cottrell, discusses the March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and the mechanics that caused it. Update: When this video was produced...

  • 2:05:37 Forces Shaping the Future of Museums: Visitors

    Forces Shaping the Future of Museums: Visitors

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    Dr. Colette Dufresne-TasséCodirector of the masters in museology program at the University of Montréal and chair of ICOM-CECADr. Sue AllenDirector of Visitor Research and Evaluation at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, and a Program Office

  • 41:33 Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part Two

    Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part Two

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    In this March 11, 2007 Sunday at the Met program, Lucretia Kargere, Conservator in The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation with The Cloisters, discusses issues related to the polychrome decoration of Medieval sculpture with a focus on the ob

  • 01:06 Smithsonian Spotlight: Human Origins: Sneak Peek

    Smithsonian Spotlight: Human Origins: Sneak Peek

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    Unlocking the mystery of human evolution one fossil at a time, paleontologists and anthropologists trace Man's past to predict its future.

  • 1:28:09 Research Methods and Surprising Findings

    Research Methods and Surprising Findings

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    Martin Storksdieck is Director of the Board on Science Eduaction at the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council where he oversees studies that address a wide range of issues related to science education. He is also a research fellow at the

  • 17:26 Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 1)

    Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 1)

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    CONVERSATION Jamshed Bharucha, President of The Cooper Union,and moderatorLuke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of ArtThis event is a production of the World

  • 01:48 Human Origins: Expanding World Of Homo Erectus

    Human Origins: Expanding World Of Homo Erectus

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    For more on this, visit the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's humanorigins.si.edu!

  • 1:06:22 Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 3 of 5]

    Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 3 of 5]

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/In Celebration of the Exhibition of the 1st Edition of Linnaeus' Systema Naturae - Tuesday, November 13, 2007Scientists around the world are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus. He is best

  • 1:56:24 Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures

    Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures

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    Sunday at the Met, November 20, 2011Delve into the installation and commemoration rites that defined important individuals immortalized by artists in West and Central Africa through major sculptural traditions. The afternoon's speakers explore this larger

  • 02:24 Human Origins: New Technology For Old Fossils

    Human Origins: New Technology For Old Fossils

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    Members of the Human Origins Program team describe how they use cutting-edge technology in their scientific investigations.

  • 06:59 Human Origins Exhibition Introduction

    Human Origins Exhibition Introduction

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    In March 2010 the Smithsonian Natural History Museum opened the David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins. The hall reflects the combined talents of many exhibitio...

  • 1:46:14 Learning Across Time and Place: The Role of Museums in the Informal Educational Landscape

    Learning Across Time and Place: The Role of Museums in the Informal Educational Landscape

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    Phillip Bell, Associate Professor of the Learning Sciences, University of Washington Seattle, and Co-chair of the National Research Council's Informal Science Learning CommitteeBronwyn Bevan, Director of the Center for Informal Learning and SchoolsProfess

  • 34:09 Shadows of Ourselves

    Shadows of Ourselves

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  • 02:55 Footprints In The Ash

    Footprints In The Ash

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    84000 years ago, a group of early Homo sapiens walked through wet volcanic ash in northern Tanzania. Paleoanthropologist Dr. Briana Pobiner tells their story.

  • 1:26:41 Learning Science Across Environments: Museum, Home, and School

    Learning Science Across Environments: Museum, Home, and School

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    Speaker's Biography: Philip Bell is Associate Professor of the Learning Sciences and the Geda and Phil Condit Professor of Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He studies everyday expertise and cognition in science a

  • 1:16:31 Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival:  Art and the Mind (Part 2)

    Sunday at the Met, World Science Festival: Art and the Mind (Part 2)

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    CONVERSATION Jamshed Bharucha, President of The Cooper Union,and moderatorDavid Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art and Director of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia UniversityMatthew Ritchie, artistLuke S

  • 04:24 Human Origins: Evidence Of Human Evolution

    Human Origins: Evidence Of Human Evolution

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    Dr. Rick Potts provides a video short introduction to some of the evidence for human evolution, in the form of fossils and artifacts.

  • 52:41 Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 2 of 5]

    Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 2 of 5]

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/In Celebration of the Exhibition of the 1st Edition of Linnaeus' Systema Naturae - Tuesday, November 13, 2007Scientists around the world are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus. He is best

  • 59:01 The Cyrus Cylinder from Ancient Babylon and the Beginning of the Persian Empire

    The Cyrus Cylinder from Ancient Babylon and the Beginning of the Persian Empire

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    Lecture by Dr. John E. Curtis, OBE, FBA, Keeper of Special Middle East Projects, The British Museum. Introduction by Joan Aruz, Curator in Charge, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This program is presented with the

  • 02:51 Human Origins: Survivors Of Changing Environment

    Human Origins: Survivors Of Changing Environment

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    Dr. Rick Potts talks about his research on early human adaptability to climate change in Africa and China. For more on human evolution, visit humanorigins.si...

  • 1:34:00 Nina Simon, Museum 2.0 - Everyone's Smithsonian- National Museum of Natural History

    Nina Simon, Museum 2.0 - Everyone's Smithsonian- National Museum of Natural History

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/Nina Simon, Museum 2.0 - Everyone's Smithsonian, the Multi-platform Museum.This lecture was recorded at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History on May 18, 2009.Special thanks to Nina Simon for giving us permission to cro

  • 1:55:36 Fostering Critical Thinking in Schools and Museums

    Fostering Critical Thinking in Schools and Museums

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    Dr. Carolyn Maher, Professor of Learning and TeachingRutgers University, and Director, Robert B. Davis Institute for LearningRebecca Shulman Herz, Senior Education ManagerSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Guest Editor of the Summer 2007 issue of the Journ

  • 02:58 New England Aquarium Student Delegation Video

    New England Aquarium Student Delegation Video

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    This student-produced video describes the frequency and impact of dissolved oxygen levels decreasing in our cold water and how they affect the Atlantic herri...

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