GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016

Session No. 41
Sunday, 25 September 2016: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 303 (Colorado Convention Center)

T95. Museums at the Forefront of the History and Philosophy of Geology II

GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; History of Earth Sciences Society; Paleontological Society; Paleontological Research Institution
Gary Rosenberg and Renee M. Clary, Advocates
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS CONFRONTING SCIENTIFIC ILLITERACY
LIPPS, Jere H., Department of Integrative Biology & Museum of Paleontology, Univ of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, jlipps@berkeley.edu
1:50 PM
THE PHILADELPHIA PHLASH: MUSEUMS FOR EVERYONE
NEWCOMB, Sally, 13120 Two Farm Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20904, senewcomb@earthlink.net
2:05 PM
THE RUTGERS GEOLOGY MUSEUM AND ITS ROLE IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY GEOSCIENCE COLLEGE CLASSROOM
NEITZKE ADAMO, Lauren, Rutgers University Geology Museum, Rutgers University, Geology Hall, 85 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901; Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08054, BLANDFORD, AJ, Department of History, Rutgers University, 16 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, GORDER, Erika B., Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 and OLSSON, Richard K., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, Wright Laboratories, 610 Taylor Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854, lauren.adamo@rutgers.edu
Handouts
  • LNA-GSA-2017-museum-talk2.pptx (12.0 MB)
  • 2:20 PM
    A COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS: PIONEERS OF SCIENCE AT YALE WHO MADE A MUSEUM
    WHITE, Russell D., Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, PO Box 208118, New Haven, CT 06520-8118, russell.white@yale.edu
    2:35 PM
    CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES: A MUSEUM CENTER FOR PUBLIC OUTREACH AND BASIC RESEARCH IN THE GEOSCIENCES
    LEVITON, Alan E., Institute of Biodiversity Science and Sustainability, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118 and ALDRICH, Michele, California Academy of Sciences, 24 Elm Street, Hatfield, MA 01038, aleviton@calacademy.org
     
    2:50 PM
    Discussion
    3:00 PM
    CARL AKELEY’S REVOLUTION IN MUSEUM EXHIBIT DESIGN: FILLING SPACE IN WUNDERKAMMER WITH SPACE EVOKING HABITAT
    ROSENBERG, Gary D., Earth Sciences Department, Indiana University-Purdue University, 723 W. Michigan St., SL 118, Indianapolis, IN 46202; Geology, Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53233, grosenbe@iupui.edu
    3:15 PM
    MUSEUMS AT THE INTERSECTION OF SCIENCE AND CITIZEN:  AN EXAMPLE FROM A SILURIAN REEF.  
    COOROUGH BURKE, Patricia, Geology Department, Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, coorough@mpm.edu
    3:30 PM
    THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS:  A HISTORY OF LEVERAGING FIELD EXPEDITIONS AND LAB WORK TO ENHANCE PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
    EVANS, Dallas, Natural Science, Children's Museum, P.O. Box 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46206-3000, dallas@childrensmuseum.org
    3:45 PM
    LIVE SCIENCE IN THE VALLEY OF THE LAST DINOSAURS: A PUBLIC WINDOW INTO THE WORLD OF PALEONTOLOGY
    HANKLA, John, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Denver, CO 80205, LYSON, Tyler R., Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205, HELFT, Laura, Tangled Bank Studios, Chevy Chase, MD, RICHARDS, Samantha, Strategic Programs and Partnerships, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205 and WYMAN, Jeremy, Marietta, GA, john.hankla@gmail.com
    4:00 PM
    SMALL MUSEUM, LARGE IMPACT: THE ROLE OF THE DUNN-SEILER MUSEUM'S UNIVERSITY EXHIBITIONS IN PROMOTING PUBLIC GEOLITERACY
    CLARY, Renee M., Geosciences, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 1705, Mississippi State, MS 39762 and MOE HOFFMAN, Amy, Geosciences, Mississippi State University, Box 5448, Mississippi State, MS 39762, rclary@geosci.msstate.edu
    4:15 PM
    21ST CENTURY NATURAL HISTORY: PLANETARY GEOLOGY IN MUSEUMS
    AUBELE, Jayne C., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 and CRUMPLER, Larry S., New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, Jayne.Aubele@state.nm.us
    4:30 PM
    PERSPECTIVE ON NINETEEN CENTURY CONTINENTAL MOLLUSCAN STUDIES THROUGH A TIMELINE OF CORRELATED EVENTS AND PUBLICATIONS – WHAT COULD WESTERN NORTH AMERICAN PALEONTOLOGISTS/GEOLOGISTS POTENTIALLY CONCEPTUALIZE BASED ON THE SCIENCE OF THE DAY?
    HARTMAN, Joseph H., Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell Drive, Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202 and BOGAN, Arthur E., Mollusk Section, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-1029, joseph.hartman@engr.und.edu
    4:45 PM
    GEOLOGIC, MINERALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL BASIS FOR COMPARING NORTH AMERICAN (U.S.) AND GERMAN (SAXONY) MINING LAWS
    PFANNKUCH, Hans-Olaf, Earth Sciences, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 310 Pillsbury Dr. S.E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, h2olafpf@umn.edu
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