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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting three exhibitions in which insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992) collections were featured. The Dynamics of Evolution Hall, which opened in 1979, featured a section on population potential that was illustrated with a full-size kitchen covered in freeze-dried cockroaches that were rea...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1974-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting activities and events in the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Materials include photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, and negatives. Also included are several small commemorative signs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the Butterfly Pavilion. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, reports, planning documents, scripts, schedules, press packets, clippings, and related materials. Some...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1976-2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the goals, programs, activities, events, and administration of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant files, vision statements, planning ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the management of the Naturalist Center collections, including the acquisition, cataloging, and disposition of objects. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and r...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1980, 1995-1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development of remote outreach products by the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992), including websites and audiovisual products. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, draft website printouts, proposals, statements of work, schedules, a teacher's kit (including ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Office of Education, Wider Audience Development Program
Dates:
1988-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Cultural Education Committee minutes, agendas, and correspondence; and planning files for Wider Audience Development programs and activities, including correspondence, memoranda, ephemera, and several photograph contact sheets.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Access
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-374
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "MySI" website as it existed on February 24, 2016. "MySI" is a single access point for Smithsonian Institution educational programs and resources. The website, administered by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Access, includes a registration center, surveys, polls, an interface for contribut...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1976-1993, 1998-2001, 2007
Size:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, administration, programs, and activities of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building until 1995 when it was moved to ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History . Office of Education
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the National Museum of Natural History, Discovery Center West Court Project, including materials leading up to the start up of design and construction of the Discovery Center created and maintained by Laurence P. O'Reilly. Most records concern the IMAX Theater.

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