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Field Trip!

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:01:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
See More From Collection:
Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_7b3df94a1a188530fd81d8de313c2b69

O. Orkin Insect Zoo [electronic resource] : curriculum module : National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Captive invertebrates  Search this
Entomology--Study and teaching  Search this
Insects--Collection and preservation  Search this
Arthropoda--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
QL76.5.U62 W3
Electronic Resource QL76.5.U62 W3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_607801

Nora Besansky Feeding the Tarantula

Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1977
Topic:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Besansky, Nora  Search this
Tarantula  Search this
Women  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Spiders  Search this
Interns  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Standard number:
77-10596-17 or SIA77-10596-17
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8573

Child at Insect Zoo

Author:
Lee, David  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1977
Topic:
Children  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Standard number:
94-2867
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8777

Sheila Mutchler in the Evans Gallery

Author:
Penland, Dane A  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Discovery Room  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Museum Programs  Search this
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1986
Topic:
Mutchler, Sheila  Search this
Women  Search this
Thomas M. Evans Gallery (NHB)  Search this
Galleries  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Standard number:
86-1062-25
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8971

Laura McKie

Author:
Minor-Penland, Laurie  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Discovery Room  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1994
Topic:
McKie, Laura  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Anthropologists  Search this
Children  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Women  Search this
Education--Museums  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2210
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7098

New Insect Order at NMNH

Author:
Di Loreto, James  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Scott E (Scott Everett)  Search this
Erwin, Nathan  Search this
Deering, Faith  Search this
Epstein, Marc E  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Entomology  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 8"w x 10"h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Classification
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Namibia
Date:
May 3, 2002
Topic:
Insects  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Databases  Search this
Science--International cooperation  Search this
Students  Search this
Animals  Search this
Women Scientists  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Information storage and retrieval systems  Search this
Taxonomy  Search this
Standard number:
2002-3349-02A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12853

Orkin Insect Zoo at National Museum of Natural History

Author:
Minor-Penland, Laurie  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Exhibit
Date:
1992
Topic:
Construction (Exhibits)  Search this
Beehive  Search this
Rymer, Paul  Search this
Thome, Carolyn  Search this
Gibson, Robert  Search this
Bowden, Anthony  Search this
Models and modelmaking  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Standard number:
92-14013-1 or 92-14013.01
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10166

Agency history, 1974-

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education, Outreach, and Visitor Experience  Search this
Subject:
Madden, Joan  Search this
Chernay, Gloria J  Search this
McKie, Laura L  Search this
Werb, Shari Rosenstein  Search this
Tuggle, Donna  Search this
Easter, Carla  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education Naturalist Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education Discovery Room  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach Naturalist Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education, Outreach, and Visitor Experience Q?rius  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education, Outreach, and Visitor Experience Naturalist Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education, Outreach, and Visitor Experience Discovery Room  Search this
O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach Discovery Room  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach Q?rius  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1974
1974-
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Science--Study and teaching  Search this
Science--Study and teaching (Early childhood)  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00358
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229621

Website Records

Topic:
Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution (Website)
Forces of Change (Website)
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
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-290

Website Records

Topic:
The Bug Dispatch (Blog)
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
See more items in:
Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-109

Smithsonian's First BugFest, 1995

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-05-27T13:45:04.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Museum administration  Search this
See more by:
SIArchives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
YouTube Channel:
SIArchives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_tDwnmBV83Zo

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
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_0FN9dkd6pYM

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
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1kPviTvyklE

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

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
See more items in:
Productions
Productions / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-014-refidd1e1184

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

Container:
Box 20 of 25
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-142, America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition). (1996-1998), Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 20
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa98-142-refidd1e11090

Insect Zoo Operational Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1970-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administration and operation of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include annual reports, monthly reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/5/2002 memorandum, Wright to Erwin; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-129, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo Operational Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-129
See more items in:
Insect Zoo Operational Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-129

Insect Zoo Operational Records, 1970-2011

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Subject:
O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Date:
1970
1970-2011
Topic:
Insects  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Insect zoos  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01077
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Insect Zoo Operational Records 1970-2011 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229444

Insect Zoo Opens in NMNH, 1976

Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology  Search this
CIBA-GEIGY Corporation  Search this
Diamond Shamrock Chemical Company  Search this
Dow Chemical USA  Search this
FMC Corporation  Search this
Shell Chemical Corporation  Search this
Stauffer Company  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
August 23, 1976
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Exhibit openings  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12200

Orkin Insect Zoo Opens in NMNH

Subject:
United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 10, 1993
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Animals  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Exhibit openings  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_1609

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