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SI-Q How do you get a butterfly to come to lunch?

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-12-05T20:27:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Film & Animation  Search this
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Smithsonian Institution
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SI-Q Which household pests are Hollywood stars?

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-12-17T20:34:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Film & Animation  Search this
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Untitled

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
O. Orkin Insect Zoo
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2035; Transferring office; 1/15/2014 memorandum, Yowell to File; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-202, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-202-refidd1e6105

National Museum of Natural History - O. Orkin Insect Zoo - Smithsonian Institution O. Orkin Insect Zoo, 10/31/2009, 3/6/2012

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-108, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Website Records
Website Records / Electronic Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-108-refidd1e839

Website Records

Topic:
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution (Website)
Forces of Change (Website)
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Date:
2011
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.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
School field trips  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Butterflies  Search this
Climatic changes  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-290, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-290
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-290

"Planet Insect," O. Orkin Insect Zoo, 12:00, 1996, VHS

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-014, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Productions
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Productions
Productions / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-014-refidd1e1290

Website Records

Topic:
The Bug Dispatch (Blog)
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Date:
circa 2009-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of two blogs maintained by the National Museum of Natural History. Both were crawled on February 6, 2012, shortly before they were taken down.

The first blog was written by staff who attended the 2009 Museums and the Web conference. It included summaries of the proceedings. After the conference, the blog was no longer updated.

The second blog, titled "The Bug Dispatch," was written by staff of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo and included information about the roles insects play in the world as well as the work of the insect zoo. The blog was only occasionally updated.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Insects  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-109, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-109
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-109

National Museum of Natural History - O. Orkin Insect Zoo - 1995

Collection Creator::
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition). (1996-1998)  Search this
Container:
Box 20 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-142, America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition). (1996-1998), Records
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Records
Records / Box 20
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa98-142-refidd1e12092

Bugfest Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Electronic images
Compact discs
Sketches
Maps
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Electronic records
Videotapes
Date:
1995-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the development and marketing of Bugfest, a one-day interactive event for children and adults to learn more about insects. The event is sponsored by the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, project proposals, budget records, meeting materials, reports, images, image release forms, flyers, site maps, artwork, permits, press releases, brochures, evaluations, videotapes, activity sheets, clippings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Insects  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Electronic images
Compact discs
Sketches
Maps
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Electronic records
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-191, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Bugfest Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-191
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Bugfest Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-191

O. Orkin Insect Zoo

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-064, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Publications
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Publications
Publications / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa10-064-refidd1e730

Insect Zoo History Files

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic images
Floppy disks
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Posters
Sketches
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Artifacts
Electronic records
Date:
1974-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, scripts, label text, concept outlines, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, brochures, original artwork, videotapes, audio recordings, images, clippings, television segments, posters, and memorabilia such as a T-shirt and a mousepad. Also included are product samples developed in conjunction with the insect zoo, such as a lotto game and children's books accompanied by audiotapes. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic images
Floppy disks
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Posters
Sketches
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Artifacts
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-192
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-192

O. Orkin Insect Zoo 20th Anniversary, 1996

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e441

O. Orkin Insect Zoo 30th Anniversary, 2006

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e503

O. Orkin Insect Zoo, B-roll, 10:26, 3/4" U-matic

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e623

O. Orkin Insect Zoo, B-roll, 10:26, Betacam SP

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e768

O. Orkin Insect Zoo Press Conference, Student Poster Winners, School Class Tour, 1:00:00, 9/9/1993, VHS

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e943

O. Orkin Insect Zoo, B-Roll with Ally Love, 1993, VHS

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-192, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Insect Zoo History Files / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-192-refidd1e954

Insect Zoo Electronic Outreach Program Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Manuscripts
Date:
1980, 1995-1997
Descriptive Entry:
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 a guide, audiotapes, slides, and a filmstrip), notes, and related materials.
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-127, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Insect Zoo Electronic Outreach Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-127
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Insect Zoo Electronic Outreach Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-127

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Descriptive Entry:
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 reared by the insect zoo. Materials include scripts; instructions for rearing, preparing, and attaching cockroaches; and a photograph.

The traveling exhibition, America's Smithsonian, which began in 1996, included amber specimens containing insects from the collection of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include loan records, correspondence, object information, and general information about the exhibition.

The Smithsonian O. Orkin Insect Safari was a traveling exhibition of live insects which opened in 2001. Materials include a 2003 marketing presentation.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Cockroaches  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-125, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-125
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-125

Creature Features

Topic:
Creature Features (Newsletter)
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newsletters
Date:
1980-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of Creature Features, a newsletter published by the staff of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. The newsletter was originally written for the docents, but the audience was expanded to include staff in 1999. It includes updates on the activities of the insects, volunteers, and staff as well as articles of interest about insects and occasional anecdotes and cartoons.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-203, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Creature Features
Identifier:
Accession 11-203
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Creature Features
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-203

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