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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education.

A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science inspires curiosity and excites minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world’s unique treasures.

To create a community of critical thinkers who understand the lessons of the past and act as responsible stewards of the future.

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Scientists in Action: After the Asteroid [FREE]

Sixty-six million years ago, an enormous asteroid collided with our planet and brought the age of the dinosaurs to a dramatic end. Surviving life began to flourish, evolving over time into the plants and animals we are surrounded by today. But how...

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Scientists in Action: Ancient Mummies, New Discoveries [FREE]

Mummies draped in unwinding linens and rising from their tombs are staples of Halloween lore and decor, but Dr. Michele Koons knows that mummies aren’t frightening—they’re fascinating! As the curator of archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature...

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Scientists in Action: Deep Time Detectives [FREE]

Would you believe that long ago, your state might have been home to an ocean, a rain forest, or volcanoes? Did you know you can find ocean fossils on top of mountain peaks? It’s true! Earth has undergone many dramatic transformations in the last 4...

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Scientists in Action: From T. rex to Turkey [FREE]

Did you know that every time you enjoy a meal of chicken, duck, or turkey, you are actually enjoying some delicious dinosaur? That’s right – every bird alive today, from ostrich to oriole, pigeon to penguin, are descendants of theropod dinosaurs...

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Virtual Art Station: Titan (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Merging Space Science and Scientific Illustration. Titan is Saturn’s largest moon and one of the most fascinating places in our solar system. Students and teachers will learn how to capture their own Titan investigations using scientifically...

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Virtual Experiences Demo the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Experience, explore, and engage in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s virtual programs right in your classroom, in this 30 minute session where you learn about programs offered by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. This preview...

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Virtual Heart - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the circulatory system works. Examine heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection. 2013 Colorado Program of the Year Award Winner!

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Virtual Heart- GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection which takes a close look at concepts behind how our heart works and the many parts of the circulatory system working together to do a job in the body. 2013 Colorado Program of the Year...

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Virtual Lung - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the respiratory system works. Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection.

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Virtual Lung - GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection which takes a close look at the many structures that help in the O2/CO2 gas exchange in our lungs, a part of our respiratory system. Participate in activities and make observations to...

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Virtual New Me: Puberty (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore puberty during a sensitive, respectful, coed discussion led by a professional educator. Discuss the physical and emotional changes of growing and changing. Ask honest questions about puberty changes and get honest answers.

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Virtual Sculpt-A-Saurus (50% off:with Scholarship)

Science and art collide to bring the past to life! Your students will take a journey of discovery and creation as they use real fossil evidence to sculpt their very own dinosaurs. This fun class blends live virtual instruction from a Museum...

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Virtual You've Got Guts - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

From saliva to bile and rugae to villi, explore the unusual and sometimes gross parts of your digestive system, a.k.a. your guts. Culminate your study as you observe the dissection of a frog digestive system.

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Virtual You've Got Guts - GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

How do your guts work? Explore the cells and organs of our digestive system, a.k.a. your guts, from saliva to bile and rugae to villi. Learn how your guts work with other body systems to break down food to be used as building materials and to...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Taliah Farnsworth   Taliah.Farnsworth@DMNS.org
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver CO 80205
303-370-6401
United States

http://www.dmns.org/virtual

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Denver Museum of Nature & Science cover:

Social Studies/History
Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Sciences
Standards
Best Practice
Collaboration

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

Teachers, very impressed with the level of enthusiasm, the curricular content and interactive activity had the following to say when asked “what was the most valuable thing the students took away from the SIA experience?”
• “That science happens in Colorado and outside of the classroom. I loved that students could ask questions and get instant answers.”
• “Interacting with Scientists on a personal level; bringing new ideas and career choices.”
• “Curiosity is what drives most science. This makes science something all people can relate to.”