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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
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SIArchives
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
YouTube Channel:
SIArchives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_tDwnmBV83Zo

UnZOOsual Careers: Insect Zoo Lead

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-04-26T16:59:39.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_qVJceyGNSIo

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

O. Orkin Insect Zoo Teacher's Guide

Publisher:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Language:
English
Object type:
Lesson Plan
Date created:
2012-01-28 00:00:00
Topic:
Earth Sciences  Search this
Typical age range 5-8  Search this
Typical age range 8-10  Search this
Typical age range 10-12  Search this
Typical age range 12-14  Search this
Educational alignment:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d
Data source:
SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SCLDA_1493

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

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

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

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

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

Insect zookeeping : classroom projects: a guide to collecting and caring for insects in the classroom or home / O. Orkin Insect Zoo, the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
Physical description:
25 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
1995
[between 1993 and 1995]
Topic:
Arthropoda  Search this
Insects  Search this
Insects--Collection and preservation  Search this
Call number:
QL467.2 .I57 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_744359

"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

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

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

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

O. Orkin Insect Zoo, National Museum of Natural History. U-matic. B-roll. TRT 10:26.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Natural Partners  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-004, National Museum of Natural History. Natural Partners, Electronic Outreach Program Records
See more items in:
Electronic Outreach Program Records
Electronic Outreach Program Records / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa07-004-refidd1e2951

O. Orkin Insect Zoo at the National Museum of Natural History Reflects 1993 Renovation, June 1997

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-545, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs, Press Releases
See more items in:
Press Releases
Press Releases / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa12-545-refidd1e2124

High Tech Sounds and Sights in the New O. Orkin Insect Zoo, November 1996

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-545, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs, Press Releases
See more items in:
Press Releases
Press Releases / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa12-545-refidd1e2337

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