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  • Travelling Exhibition: Genetic Disorders and Heredity | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Facts about Climate Change Lichens Minerals Full Size Minerals Suitcase Monarchs Our Feathered Friends Sila Clue in to Climate Change Full Size Sila Clue in to Climate Change Suitcase Whales Winged Tapestries Photo and Film Shoots Image and Content Licensing The Geee in Genome was a national education project that was produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature and presented nationally by Genome Canada Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Genetic Disorders and Heredity View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Genetic Disorders and Heredity Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Suitcase Exhibition Genetic Disorders and Heredity is a suitcase sized exhibition that explains what genetic disorders are and how we inherit them With the help of interactive activities colourful text panels fun computer games and three dimensional models you will find out how humans inherit genetic disorders and learn about the different types of genetic disorders that can affect us You ll also read about the amazing research Canadian scientists are doing to understand these diseases and discover new treatments and cures Don t miss your chance to discover all the fun that can be crammed into a single suitcase Components six bilingual graphic panels portable computer with three games and four testimonials and an ethical quiz two flipbooks one card and mirror game soft sculpture of chromosome 7 with key 3D DNA model programmes and activity sheets books Magnify image View copyright information Annie Thérien Canadian Museum of Nature Close Space Requirements the suitcase weighs 34 kg 74 lb when set up the contents occupy approximately two tabletops Special Requirements tables security and environmental controls active staff participation to organize and present programmes TV and DVD Cost

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/genetic-disorders-heredity (2016-02-07)
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  • Canadian Museum of Nature announces shining 2013-14 season | Canadian Museum of Nature
    s VIP Reception and Season Launch event on Wednesday November 6 The Chair s event also honours the 100 th anniversary of Canada s first fossil hall now called the Talisman Energy Fossil Gallery A star specimen in the gallery is the Edmontosaurus which is the first dinosaur skeleton ever to be mounted for public display in Canada 2013 has been an exciting year for us with the 100 th anniversary of the first Canadian scientific Arctic expedition the 100 th anniversary of our fossil hall and the launch of the highly successful Nature Nocturne says Meg Beckel CEO and President of the Canadian Museum of Nature Visitors are experiencing the Museum in new ways and are amazed more than ever before with what they see Our upcoming season is sure to dazzle the senses and fire the intellect Visitors to the Canadian Museum of Nature can look forward to the following new exhibitions and programs at the museum s historic Victoria Museum Building in downtown Ottawa Creatures of Light Nature s Bioluminescence May 3 to November 9 2014 The first time in Canada this brilliant exhibition is all about amazing organisms that produce their own light It is organized by the American Museum of Natural History Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature and The Field Museum in Chicago The research of four CMN scientists is also featured in the show through video Fall 2013 to May 2014 Nature Nocturne 2 This second edition of the extremely popular Friday night series for adults offers different themes at each event Nocturners enjoy dancing DJ music live bands artistic interactions food socializing gallery visits and new discoveries January 15 2014 Nature Talks débuts with a renowned moderator a distinguished scientific expert and an interactive audience to encourage dialogue and debate on some tantalizing natural science topics X rays of Arctic Fishes January 11 to June 11 2014 This small yet stunning exhibition in the Stone Wall Gallery will reveal the beauty and complexity of the architecture of Arctic fishes Another significant celebration this season will be the six day Arctic Fest in April a new edition of the Extraordinary Arctic festival launched earlier in 2013 This exciting showcase of northern culture geography and natural history will be again presented in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada Continuing until 2014 Farmers Warriors Builders The Hidden Life of Ants from the Smithsonian s National Museum of Natural History is on view until January 5 Adventurer Mark W Moffett captures the complex lifestyle of ants how they hunt communicate and tackle agriculture in a collection of extraordinary macro images Frogs A Chorus of Colours from Reptiland in Pennsylvania continues until May 11 This impressive collection of live frogs displayed in beautiful mini habitats captivates adults and kids alike Returning to the museum are two exquisite exhibitions developed with community partners March 20 23 2014 Ikebana features the beautiful botanical creations of the Ottawa Centennial Chapter of Ikebana International This annual

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/museum-news/news/press-releases/museum-announces-shining-2014-season (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Canada's Waterscapes | Canadian Museum of Nature
    10 The group enjoyed the interactive displays learning about the wetlands and the experience of riding the city bus Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Canada s Waterscapes View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Canada s Waterscapes Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Yours to Enjoy Explore and Protect Full size Exhibition Magnify image View copyright information Marc Beck Canadian Museum of Nature Close Canada s Waterscapes Yours to Enjoy Explore and Protect is the newest travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Nature and its partners Dive in and find out what it takes to understand and take care of Canada s aquatic ecosystems Discover amazing creatures that dwell in the depths of the Saguenay St Lawrence Marine Park Imagine yourself diving beneath the Arctic ice into a world full of life and colour Follow a group of endangered Whooping Cranes to their remote wetland nesting ground in Wood Buffalo National Park Canada is a nation of water Get inspired to take action to protect our ecosystems Explore your aquatic side in this engaging family friendly interactive exhibition Components mini ecosystem models wildlife specimens interpretive units and panels hands on components video interviews with Canadian Museum of Nature and Parks Canada scientists complementary on line resources Space Requirements Magnify image View copyright information Marc Beck Canadian Museum of Nature Close 150 square metres approx 1500 square feet storage for shipping crates Special Requirements security and environmental controls active staff participation to organize and present programmes Cost loan fee 10 030 fee includes insurance fee includes technical support shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra loan period 12 weeks or more Funding MAP Grants The appearance of Canada s Waterscapes in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program Department of Canadian Heritage 7500 2013 2014 7450 2012 2013 29 540 2011 2012 Availability contact us to find out when this exhibition is available Information and Reservations Rachel Gervais rgervais mus nature ca Tel 613 566 4211 Toll Free 1 800 263 4433 TTY 613 566 4770 Where to See It Niagara Falls Ontario January 15 2016 April 15 2016 Niagara Falls Museum Previous Venues Moncton New Brunswick September 15 2015 January 4 2016 Moncton Museum Sherbrooke Quebec May 25 2015 September 7 2015 Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke Sept Iles Quebec March 3 2015 May 10 2015 Musée régional de la Côte Nord Yellowknife Northwest Territories Feb 28 2014 October 30 2014 Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Medicine Hat Alberta September 10 2013 February 1 2014 Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre Kingston Ontario May 15 2013 September 1 2013 Pump House Steam Museum Summerside Prince Edward Island January 15 2013 April 30 2013 Eptek Art and Culture Centre Cambridge Ontario June 1 2012 September 4 2012 Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Thetford

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/canadas-waterscapes-3 (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: From Dinosaurs to Mammals | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Dinosaurs to Mammals suitcase exhibition has been produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature with the generous assistance of Talisman Energy Inc Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals From Dinosaurs to Mammals View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close From Dinosaurs to Mammals Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Suitcase Exhibition Magnify image View copyright information Leo Saccu Canadian Museum of Nature Close From Dinosaurs to Mammals is an exciting travelling suitcase exhibition that presents a dramatic time in the history of our planet Dinosaurs ruled the Earth but their days were numbered A changing environment an asteroid from outer space and the dinosaurs were history Mammals evolved quickly replacing dinosaurs as the dominant land animals Components 10 specimens on bases 3 graphic panels 1 laptop computer 11 placemats 3 spiral bound booklets with illustrations Space Requirements Magnify image View copyright information Andre LaPointe Canadian Museum of Nature Close the suitcase weighs approximately 38 kg 85 lb when set up the contents will occupy at least two tabletops Special Requirements 2 tables security and environmental controls electrical outlet Cost loan fee 345 per month insurance and shipping fees are extra Funding MAP Grants The appearance of From Dinosaurs to Mammals in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program Department of Canadian Heritage 2848 2009 2010 Availability contact us to find out when this exhibition is available Information and Reservations Rachel Gervais rgervais mus nature ca Tel 613 566 4211 Toll Free 1 800 263 4433 TTY 613 566 4770 Where to See It To book this exhibition or for more info Rachel Gervais rgervais mus nature ca Tel 613 566 4211

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/dinosaurs-mammals (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Sila: Clue in to Climate Change | Canadian Museum of Nature
    the Canadian International Development Agency CIDA the RBC Foundation and Canada Post Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Sila Clue in to Climate Change View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Sila Clue in to Climate Change Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Full size Exhibition Sila Clue in to Climate Change is a national travelling exhibition project that explores climate change in the Arctic and other places in the world Sila is an Inuktitut word that means climate and all things around us in the environment the project is presented in English French and Inuktitut Taking a multi faceted approach to exhibition and programme development Sila explores a balance between western science and traditional knowledge and provides immediate and concrete actions and tools to empower individuals and communities to take part in reducing their impact on climate change The exhibition serves as a backdrop for a variety of interpretive programmes including curriculum based school activities that can be delivered by host institutions Components interpretive units computer interactives hands on components activity based programming materials View copyright information Sunniva Geuer Canadian Museum of Nature Close Space Requirements 10 m 2 approximately 108 square feet storage for five shipping crates Special Requirements security and environmental controls optional active staff participation to organize and present programmes Cost loan fee 2975 fee includes insurance shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra loan period 12 weeks or more Funding MAP Grants The appearance of Sila Clue in to Climate Change in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program Department of Canadian Heritage 4746 2013 2014 9395 2009 2010 Availability contact us to find out when

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/sila-clue-climate-change-full-size (2016-02-07)
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  • Museum employee donates $150,000 to support volunteer program | Canadian Museum of Nature
    the contributions of Melba Angell who volunteered in the museum s phycology lab for 24 years before passing away in 2012 Like most cultural institutions we rely on support from donors and sponsors to extend the potential of our numerous outreach and research activities explains Meg Beckel the museum s President and CEO It s especially gratifying when someone within the museum chooses to support us and we are touched by Paul s commitment to the importance of our volunteers The Melba Angell Memorial Fund will be managed through the Community Foundation of Ottawa Annual interest from the endowment will support the operations of the museum s volunteer program There are now about 225 retirees students and working adults who lend their time and skills as volunteers from leading school workshops and delivering public programs in the galleries to assisting scientists and curators with the often laborious task of sorting processing and preparing thousands of natural history specimens I wanted to not only recognize Melba for her long dedication but also to help sustain the overall volunteer program that helps the museum in many ways explains Hamilton The researcher was introduced to Angell in the late 1980s after she retired from an executive career with Bell Canada Her desire to contribute to something behind the scenes fit well with Hamilton s work which involves the collection study and classification of algae and diatoms microscopic organisms that are found in all bodies of water around the world Over 24 years Angell prepared labels and slides maintained notes and processed more than 40 000 samples collected from fieldwork around the world These ended up in the national algae collection a scientific reference housed at the museum s Natural Heritage Campus in Gatineau Says Hamilton Her name is even on a published scientific

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/museum-news/news/press-releases/museum-employee-donates-150000-support-volunteer-program (2016-02-07)
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  • Rentals: Nature Café | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Birthday Parties Facility Rentals Rooms Atrium Barrick Boardroom Barrick Salon East Wing Foyer Nature Café Fourth Floor Gallery PCL Plaza Queens Lantern Rotunda Theatre Services Rates Catering Weddings Travelling Exhibition Rentals Photo and Film Shoots Image and Content Licensing Home About Us Products and Services Facility Rentals Rooms Nature Café View copyright information Chuck Clark Chuck Clark Close Nature Café Magnify image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close A stylized forest is part of the whimsical theme of the Nature Café A faux boxwood canopy hangs over the white quartz counters of the servery Limestone walls high ceilings and large windows provide a light airy feel complementing the images of trees on the walls and tables The Nature Café is the ideal venue for intimate dinners and receptions Want to go outside The PCL Plaza is attached to the café and available for separate rental Capacity reception stand up 120 banquet round tables 60 wedding banquet round tables please enquire Size 108 square metres 1 162 sq ft Special Features Wi Fi Internet access Rental Rate 1700 More Information 613 566

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/facility-rentals/rooms/nature-cafe (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Minerals | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Minerals Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Suitcase Exhibition Minerals is a suitcase sized exhibition packed chock a block with activity boxes with real minerals specimens from the museum s collection as well as hands on activities graphic panels activity sheets games books and videos This suitcase will allow users to learn more about the diversity form and properties of minerals as well as their uses in everyday life This hands on suitcase is full of surprises Components 9 activity boxes with real mineral specimens 6 graphic panels and 6 support plinths 7 activity sheets a surface Pro 3 tablet in protective case books and videos a power cord and transformer a keyboard a combination lock Magnify image View copyright information Annie Thérien Canadian Museum of Nature Close Space Requirements the suitcase weighs approximately 37 kg 75 lb when set up the contents occupy approximately two tabletops Special Requirements tables security and environmental controls Cost loan fee 355 per month insurance and shipping fees are extra Availability contact us to find out when this exhibition is available Information and Reservations Rachel Gervais rgervais mus nature ca Tel 613 566 4211 Toll Free 1 800 263 4433 TTY 613 566 4770 Need something larger Consider our full sized travelling exhibition Minerals Where to See It Sherbrooke Quebec February 25 2016 March 25 2016 Bibliothèque Éva Sénécal Rivière du Loup Quebec April 9 2016 May 9 2016 Bibliothèque Françoise Bédard Montréal Quebec June 10 2016 June 12 2016 Eureka Festival La Macaza Quebec August 20 2016 September 18 2016 Bibliothèque de La Macaza Chicoutimi Quebec June 24 2017 September 5 2017 Bibliothèque de Chicoutimi Previous Venues Les Éboulements Quebec November 28 2015 December 22 2015 Bibliothèque Félix Antoine

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/minerals-suitcase (2016-02-07)
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