Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-290
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of four websites maintained by the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) as they existed in June and July 2011.
The education section of the main NMNH website, crawled on June 2, 2011, provides information about field trip planning, teacher workshops, and volunteer opportunities as well as lesson plans, activity worksheets, and links to online resources. Also included is information about facilities and exhibitions administered by the Office of Education and Outreach, including the Discovery Room, the Naturalist Center, the O. Orkin Insect Zoo, and the Butterfly Pavilion.
The "Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution" website, crawled July 18, 2011, is dedicated to two permanent exhibitions, "Partners in Evolution" and the Butterfly Pavilion. The website includes information about the exhibitions, a butterfly identification guide, fact sheets, and press releases.
The "Forces of Change" website, crawled July 18, 2011, highlights climate change research and includes research findings, multimedia presentations, news stories, activity guides for teachers, and links to external resources, all organized by topic.
The Department of Paleobiology website, crawled July 20, 2011, includes multimedia educational presentations on a variety of topics as well as collection and staff information and links to external resources. Materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-290, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education and Outreach Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education and Outreach. Discovery Room Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education and Outreach. Naturalist Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education and Outreach. Butterfly Pavilion Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O. Orkin Insect Zoo Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Paleobiology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Partners in Evolution (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forces of Change (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
School field trips Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Butterflies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Climatic changes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleobiology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu