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JMM's Annual Open House

Saturday, February 27, 2021

This year looks a little different, but the JMM is still here for you.

 

  Virtual Events Open For All   |   Campus Only Events  |   Outdoor Events for Campus Households

 

Virtual Events Open for All

These virtual events are open for everyone. A zoom link is available here. Login to Zoom and tell the operator which event you want to attend, and they will connect you!

 10am-4pm EST Corbin

PaleoArtist Corbin Rainbolt Paints a direwolf in the Pleistocene Giants Exhibit. (Love his work? This painting will be auctioned to benefit the JMM starting at the end of the Open House!)

10am-12:30pm EST Judiwithbook

Live Animal Hangouts!

Visit with Judi, 2%, and all your favorite JMM reptiles!

 

 

 

11am-12pm

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Emma

Cade

Fiona

Charliep

Smithem3

Lokta -1-2

Hoppese

Tonynoble

Flash Talks: Join us for a new talk every 5 minutes from Earlham Faculty and Students

How do they do it? Snake Sex for Beginners --Emma Stofferahn, Biology Senior

Four tusks, giant shovel teeth:  the elephants of your dreams (or nightmares) are real!  --Cade Orchard, Biology/Geology Junior

If a baculum and a baubellum are so sexy, why don't humans have them? --Fiona Kelly, Ancient and Classical Studies Senior

Romanes eunt domus? Did the Romans ever really leave Britain? Find out how they are still influencing Scottish and English museums! --Fiona Kelly, Ancient and Classical Studies Senior

Turning hundreds of photographs into a 3D model of Ta'an's Egyptian sarcophagus --Charlie Peck, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science

Is Your Neanderthal DNA Protecting You from COVID? --Emmett Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology

Who is visiting your backyard? tips and tricks on identifying the footprints and signs of backyard wildlife --Nathen Peck, Certified Wildlife Tracker, Earlham first year student

Inner Light...Outer Space --Seth Hopper, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Seeds and Soil at Miller Farm --Anthony Noble, Farm Manager, Miller Farm

12pm-1pm EST

Ask our Experts your burning questions

Experts in wildlife (birds, reptiles, mammals, insects), plants, fossils, archaeology, microbiology and more

Experts:

LewisanAnn-Eliza Lewis, Ph.D., Collections Manager, JMM (archaeology)

CadeCade Orchard, EC Junior (paleontology, geology)

SmithchChris Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology (insects, ants)

DanDan Atwater, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology (plants)

Smithem3Emmett Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology (DNA)

JliaJulia Murgatroyd, MA, JMM Education Lead (nature, reptiles & amphibians, birds, mammals)

McgeeliLindsey McGee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology (covid/viruses/microbes and food)

LoriLori Watson, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry (chemistry)

Lokta -1-2Nathen Peck, Certified Wildlife Tracker, Earlham first year student (wildlife tracking, nature)

ToriweWendy Tori, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology (birds)

 12pm EST Ratatouillecropped Just for Kids! Snake Camouflage Game: Learn about adaptations animals use to blend in with this fun and artistic game of hide and seek! Download this pdf to get started!
 12:30pm EST Mooredecorated Just for Kids! Joseph Moore's Beard: Celebrate the founder of our collections and namesake of our museum with this fun look-alike activity. Decorate this beard with your own creative flair.
 3:00pm EST Ratatouillecropped Just for Kids! Snake Camouflage Game: Learn about adaptations animals use to blend in with this fun and artistic game of hide and seek! Download this pdf to get started!
 3:30pm EST Mooredecorated Just for Kids! Joseph Moore's Beard: Celebrate the founder of our collections and namesake of our museum with this fun look-alike activity. Decorate this beard with your own creative flair.

 

 

 Campus Only Events in the Museum!

 10am-4pm EST Bison

PaleoArtist Corbin Rainbolt Paints a direwolf in the Pleistocene Giants Exhibit. Stop in to see Corbin at work.

(Love his work? This painting will be auctioned to benefit the JMM starting at the end of the Open House!)

 1-4pm EST Grackleeggs Behind the scenes in the museum collections
1-4pm EST Judiwithbook Live Animal Hangouts! Visit with Judi, 2%, and all your favorite JMM reptiles!

 

 

1-3pm EST


 

A Peek Behind-the-scenes with a guide in the National Interpretive Guide Certification Program

Navajowoman CopyAgainst All Odds: Navajo Culture Prevails After Centuries of Erasure --Maddie Gullion

Sharktoothedsword CopyArmed by Mother Nature: Warriors of Past and Present --Eli Sadler

Sloth CopyThe Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall: Signs that Giant SLoths Once Were Here --Adrian Feenor 

Whoopingcranes CopyThere's Only Room for One Kind of Crane in Our Wetlands --Gaby Coralles

What's the Buzz About Spoons --Madi Eads

Adena Mound And Cemetery CopyIs Anyone Home? Adena Burial Mounds and Us --Kai Kim

Outdoor Events for Campus Households

Six, socially-distanced, kid friendly, activity tables located outside the JMM for Campus households only!

10-11am EST

Collections Features by guides in the National Interpretive Guide Certification Program

 

Navajowoman CopyAgainst All Odds: Navajo Culture Prevails After Centuries of Erasure --Maddie Gullion

Sharktoothedsword CopyArmed by Mother Nature: Warriors of Past and Present --Eli Sadler

Sloth CopyThe Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall: Signs that Giant SLoths Once Were Here --Adrian Feenor 

Whoopingcranes CopyThere's Only Room for One Kind of Crane in Our Wetlands --Gaby Coralles

What's the Buzz About Spoons --Madi Eads

Adena Mound And Cemetery CopyIs Anyone Home? Adena Burial Mounds and Us --Kai Kim

 

 

 

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