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  • 1:24:36 Who is "The Public"? Researching Identity in Museums

    Who is "The Public"? Researching Identity in Museums

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    John H. Falk is Sea Grant Professor in Free-Choice Learning in the Department of Science and Mathematics Education at Oregon State University, Portland. Before going to OSU, he founded and directed the Institute for Learning Innovation where for twenty ye

  • 25:05 Sunday at the Met:  Preserving the Immaterial

    Sunday at the Met: Preserving the Immaterial

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    In this Sunday at the Met program from May 19, 2013, Lecretia Kargère discusses the history of restoration and conservation of wooden sculpture at The Cloisters. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Search for the Unicorn: A

  • 04:19 Human Origins: Hobbits On Flores, Indonesia

    Human Origins: Hobbits On Flores, Indonesia

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    A tiny hominin found on the island of Flores, Indonesia has shaken up the world of paleoanthropology. Human Origins scientist Matt Tocheri explains why.

  • 53:27 Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 4 of 5]

    Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 4 of 5]

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

  • 1:08:36 How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York: A Conversation

    How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York: A Conversation

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    Jack Flam, President and CEO, The Dedalus Foundation, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New YorkYaëlle Biro, Assistant Curator of African Art, MMAJune 21, 201

  • 1:37:36 A Conversation On Evolution Education In The U.S.

    A Conversation On Evolution Education In The U.S.

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    The Human Origins Program's Broader Social Impacts Committee (http://www.humanorigins.si.edu/about/bsic) organizes a free annual public event -- usually a pa...

  • 1:20:05 Trying Leviathan at the National Museum of Natural History

    Trying Leviathan at the National Museum of Natural History

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/Trying Leviathan - the nineteenth-century New York case that put the whale on trial and challenged the order of nature.A lecture by D. Graham Burnett as part of the NMNH Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology Lecture series, on Wed. May 28, 200

  • 1:08:11 How People Learn

    How People Learn

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    Suzanne Donovan, Director, Strategic Research Partnership at the National Research Council, the National Academies(recorded on: 9/13/2004)

  • 06:49 Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator Of Linguistics (Part 1 Of 2)

    Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator Of Linguistics (Part 1 Of 2)

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    Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator of Linguistics in our Anthropology Department, is fascinated by all that you can learn about the structure of a language and abo...

  • 1:17:34 What Do Visitors Really Know about Evolution?

    What Do Visitors Really Know about Evolution?

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  • 18:46 Sunday at the Met:  Major Additions to The Cloisters Collection

    Sunday at the Met: Major Additions to The Cloisters Collection

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    Peter Barnet, the Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters discusses major recent acquisitions to the collections at The Cloisters. Three major new works are now on display thanks to the 1950s endowment prov

  • 01:52 Human Origins: How To Tell A Rock From A Stone Tool?

    Human Origins: How To Tell A Rock From A Stone Tool?

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    How can you tell if a rock is actually an early stone tool? Watch this video to find out.

  • 28:04 Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 5 of 5]

    Three Hundred Years of Linnaean Taxonomy [Part 5 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

  • 1:24:02 Collecting the American Civil War

    Collecting the American Civil War

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    Conversation with Michael J. McAfee, Curator, West Point Museum, United States Military Academy, and David Wynn Vaughan, collector. Moderated by Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator in Charge, Department of Photographs, MMAApril 26, 2013 © The Metropolitan Mus

  • 01:30 Human Origins: Climate Change And Human Evolution

    Human Origins: Climate Change And Human Evolution

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

  • 40:08 Lost Amazon at the National Museum of Natural History

    Lost Amazon at the National Museum of Natural History

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/Lost Amazon Lecture

  • 1:35:16 21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited

    21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited

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    21st Century Museum Issues Lecture Series: The Museum Experience Revisited Based on their 2012 book The Museum Experience Revisited, John Falk and Lynn Dierking, Sea Grant Professors of Free-Choice Learning at Oregon State University, take a "visitor's ey

  • 06:03 Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator Of Linguistics (Part 1 Of 2)

    Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator Of Linguistics (Part 1 Of 2)

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    Gabriela Pérez Báez, Curator of Linguistics in our Anthropology Department, is fascinated by all that you can learn about the structure of a language and abo...

  • 1:22:35 Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

    Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums

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    Speaker's Biography: Bruce J. MacFadden is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Florida Museum of Natural History and Professor of Geological Sciences, Latin American Studies, and Zoology at University of Florida, Gainesville. He has authored over 15

  • 1:00:48 Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part One

    Sunday at the Met: The Cloisters, 2007 Part One

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    In this March 11, 2007 Sunday at the Met program, Julien Chapuis, Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, discusses issues related to the polychrome decoration of Medieval sculpture with a focus on the objects in The Cloisters collect

  • 02:58 Meet Our Scientist: Briana Pobiner, Dietary Detective

    Meet Our Scientist: Briana Pobiner, Dietary Detective

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    Meet Briana Pobiner -- human origins researcher and educator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Briana tells what it...

  • 1:19:11 Snakes - Local and Exotic at the National Museum of Natural History

    Snakes - Local and Exotic at the National Museum of Natural History

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    http://www.mnh.si.edu/A lecture by Dr. George Zug at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum

  • 1:01:47 Mystery of the Doorknockers

    Mystery of the Doorknockers

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  • 02:20 Human Origins: Love My Job

    Human Origins: Love My Job

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    Members of the Human Origins Program team describe what they do and how much they enjoy their work.

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