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A Visit to the National Museum of Natural History

During our tour at the National Museum of Natural History today, I thought¬†about how the museum conveys today’s urgent issues related to the Earth. Our guide, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Senior Scientist, Hans Sues, notes there are time sensitive issues that need to be conveyed to visitors. 522 more words

Asking all the right questions

The National Museum of Natural History was a whirlwind of thought provoking questions and insightful information and facts. Hans Sues, Senior Scientist and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology covered a lot in his tour, and you could see his excitement about science come through as he explained the exhibitions… 314 more words

DC Day 9

Today, we visited two exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History. We visited the Ocean Hall and the Hall of Human Origins. Our guide was one of the museum’s paleontologists, who informed us of how the museum approached the exhibits, and some of the changes that have occurred in the display of natural history specimens. 238 more words

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Our 2003 Road Trip, Part 3 of 7: Flying with Dinosaurs

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover: our fifth annual road trip became our first family road trip as we jettisoned our convention plans and took my son to scenic Washington DC to learn history and significance and architecture and so forth. 817 more words

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5th Grade Museum Sites

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Fifth Graders have been working on choosing an artist to study in Technology, Art and Library. They used The Metropolitan Museum of Art… 114 more words

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Walking around Washington - April 2016 (Part 2)

While Virginia (at least Arlington) had its share of pubs, bars, and outdoor festivities, most of my time exploring was actually spent in Washington DC. The good thing with my location was that it was literally a bridge away (Key Bridge) from Washington. 869 more words

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Washington DC: Honorable Mentions

We had a pretty jam-packed trip to Washington DC back in May (you can read more about it here and here). While I ranked our top ten moments from the trip, there were a few other places we visited that I’m going to put on an honorable mention list (sounds weird but my blog, my rules, right? 723 more words

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