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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Adventures of a Summer Student

As a child, the Manitoba Museum was my favourite field trip destination. I loved it all, but my favourite part was the Urban Gallery- particularly Madame Taro’s small apartment, which I thought was quite glamorous. Visits to the museum— either with classmates or family— activated my interest in history and museum work, and this summer I was given the opportunity to join the team through the Young Canada Works program…

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Craziest Botanical Explorers in History

As the opening of the National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers exhibit at the Museum draws near, I find myself remembering some of the botanical explorers I learned about when I was a student. Although these botanists lived at different points in time they shared one thing: an insane passion for plants that very nearly caused their demise!

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Cleaning Week: Filing Trilos

Last week was the Museum’s “cleaning week”, during which we were closed to the public so that we could focus on getting our house in order. There was much recycling of paper, moving of old furniture, and scrubbing of walls in many parts of the Museum. Here in the Geology and Paleontology lab, we decided that this was the ideal time to file some of the fossils that had been…

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National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

October 3, 2015 to April 24, 2016 National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers takes visitors on a journey to the world’s wildest places. Earth Explorers introduces visitors to the daring men and women who go farther than anyone else to discover new places. Come explore five of the planet’s most spectacular eco-zones – including polar regions, oceans, rain forests, mountains, caves and savannas. Each area hosts hands-on activities and displays the…

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