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Denver Museum of Nature and Science

After the Asteroid

Sixty-six million years ago, an enormous asteroid collided with our planet and brought the age of the dinosaurs to a dramatic end. Surviving life began to flourish, evolving over time into the plants and animals we are surrounded by today. But how Earth made a comeback after the impact has long been unknown to science ... until now! Join paleontologists from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for a live virtual look at a groundbreaking new discovery made by the Museum and learn what a new collection of never-before-seen fossils tells us about the history of modern life. Broadcasting live from the dig site if weather permits.

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Ancient Mummies, New Discoveries

Mummies draped in unwinding linens and rising from their tombs are staples of Halloween lore and decor, but Dr. Michele Koons knows that mummies arent frighteningtheyre fascinating! As the curator of archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Dr. Koons uses modern technology to study ancient places and peoples and unravel mysteries of the past.

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Deep Time Detectives

Would you believe that long ago, your state might have been home to an ocean, a rain forest, or volcanoes? Did you know you can find ocean fossils on top of mountain peaks? Its true! Earth has undergone many dramatic transformations in the last 4.5 billion years, and its up to geologists like Dr. James Hagadorn to unearth our planets mysterious past. Dr. Hagadorn, curator of geology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, works as a deep time detective, examining rocks, fossils, meteorites, and more to tell us about the past, present, and future of our planet. What secrets are locked away in ordinary stone? All good detectives rely on keen questions, and yours will drive this live look behind the scenes of the Museum and back in time!

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Scientists in Action: Living with Penguins in Antarctica

The life of an Adlie penguin is filled with adventure and drama as these birds struggle to survive and thrive amid the harsh and changing climate of Antarctica. Scientific researcher Jean Pennycook lives among the Adlie colony for a third of every year, collecting data for long-term studies of these amazing animals. Broadcasting live from inside the penguin colony as weather permits!

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Scientists in Action: Virtual Voyage Through the Universe

One Time Special Offer- No spaceship? No problem. Space scientist Dr. Ka Chun Yu will be your students guide on a virtual adventure through space, starting with our home planet and voyaging into the solar system and beyond with the assistance of stunning scientific visualizations.Learn about our place in the universe, how we fit in the solar system, and how we are integrally connected to space! This is a fully interactive program where participants direct their questions to Dr. Yu and vote to guide our voyage through the universe. January 23, 2019 only at 2:00 pm

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Virtual Field Trip Demo the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

This 30 minute session is an introduction and demonstration of videoconferencing technology and programs offered by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science that can be customized to individual groups.Programs briefly covered include Scientists in Action, Virtual classes covering topics of the digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system, and puberty as well as scientific illustration.

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