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  • Birthday Parties
    Throw a birthday party for your child at the Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa

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  • Travelling Exhibition: Birding in a Box | Canadian Museum of Nature
    pic twitter com qQAsHgVyCe A grade 4 5 teacher Twitter Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Birding in a Box View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Birding in a Box 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 Rachel Gervais Canadian Museum of Nature Close This kit contains all materials needed to study the characteristics and adaptations of these marvellous creatures The activities in Birding in a Box explore bird classification diversity of species growth and changes and identification Using binoculars field guides recordings of bird songs and a birding journal students will see hear and understand the natural world in a whole new way Components Magnify image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close 4 mounted bird specimens 22 pairs of binoculars teacher s guide reference cards for teachers activity sheets identification keys Junior Ornithologist certificate 9 books general and specific references some in French including field guides observation checklist for birds of the Ottawa area observation checklist for birds of Quebec in French only guide to birdwatching sites in the Outaouais in French only CD of bird songs CD ROM with song bird song clock 4 wingspan illustrations birding journal 16 sandbags in weights corresponding to those of the four birds provided Space Requirements the suitcase weighs 44 kg 97 lb when set up the contents will occupy at least two tabletops Special Requirements 2 tables security and environmental controls Cost loan fee 270 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

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/birding-box (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year | Canadian Museum of Nature
    the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada We are also grateful to Canada Post for their partnership in one of the editions of Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Full size Exhibition Magnify image View copyright information Jamie Scarrow Jamie Scarrow Close Magnify image View copyright information David Hemmings David Hemmings Close Several editions of this travelling exhibition are available to choose from Each is a product of an annual photography contest run by Canadian Geographic Each edition of Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year consists of 30 photographs The photos comprise the winners runners up and honourable mentions from the year s contest Each edition includes a category for young photographers A short comment or anecdote by the photographer accompanies each photograph The species depicted are identified Components 30 framed photographs labels and descriptions introduction panel Space Requirements 79 running metres approx 200 linear feet storage for two shipping crates Special Requirements security and environmental controls Cost loan fee 3025 fee includes insurance shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra loan period 12 weeks or more 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 Toll free 1 800 263 4433 Previous Venues Cambridge Ontario January 15 2014 April

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/canadian-wildlife-photography-year (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Flora of the Canadian Arctic | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Rentals A Crash Course in Genomics Birding in a Box Canada s Waterscapes Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Flora of the Canadian Arctic From Dinosaurs to Mammals Genetic Disorders and Heredity Ice Age Mammals Ice Age Cold 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 Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Flora of the Canadian Arctic View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Flora of the Canadian Arctic Magnify image View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Full size Exhibition The Arctic is a beautiful but harsh environment Surprisingly a variety of plant life grows there Through large scans of selected specimens you will see an impressive array of these delicate northern beauties in Flora of the Canadian Arctic Some of these specimens were collected 100 years ago 1913 1916 by members of the ambitious Canadian Arctic Expedition Others were collected on recent trips by scientists from the Canadian Museum of Nature These plants are preserved in the museum s National Herbarium of Canada Components 16 framed herbarium sheet reproductions 8 are historic from the Canadian Arctic Expedition 8 are contemporary collection from the museum s Arctic plant collecting 1 introduction panel and 3 interpretive panels Space Requirements 100 linear ft frames are approximately 46 66 storage for two shipping crates Special Requirements security and environmental controls Cost loan fee 4010 fee includes insurance shipping fees are extra loan period 12 weeks or more Availability contact us to find out when this exhibition is available Where to See It To book this exhibition or for more info Rachel Gervais

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/flora-canadian-arctic (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Ice Age | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Arts Heritage Centre Ice Age Mammals is innovative and dynamic The Honourable Shelly Glover Minister Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Exhibitions like Ice Age Mammals encourage Canadians to learn more about the shared and natural history of our country Dick Harris Member of Parliament Cariboo Prince George Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Ice Age Mammals View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Ice Age Mammals Need Funds Museums Assistance Program MAP provides financial assistance to Canadian museums and related institutions for the cost of borrowing travelling exhibitions Find out more Nature on Tour See the Exhibitions Visit our travelling exhibitions in a town near you Find out where they are Full size Exhibition Magnify image View copyright information George Rinaldino Teichmann Annie Thérien Canadian Museum of Nature Close Chill out with a great new travelling exhibition on ice age mammals This exhibition features dozens of real fossils touchable casts and specimens along with really cool interactives Dramatic murals by Yukon based palaeoartist George Rinaldino Teichmann round out the experience of Ice Age Mammals Contemporary and relevant research is presented in an engaging way that is designed to appeal to the public and school audiences The exhibition focuses on ice age mammals climate change extinction and human impact on climate and species Components dozens of Canadian specimens and casts interpretive units and panels large scale visuals including timescale computer and mechanical interactives audio visual presentation photographs hands on components programme manual and materials Magnify image View copyright information Anthony Scullion Canadian Museum of Nature Close Space Requirements exhibition 209 m 2 approx 2250 sq ft mastodon skeleton 23 m 2 approx 250 sq ft ceiling height 3 05 m 10 ft for installation of the mastodon skeleton storage for shipping crates Special Requirements security and environmental controls active staff participation to organize and present programmes optional Cost Magnify image View copyright information Anthony Scullion Canadian Museum of Nature Close loan fee 13 040 fee includes technical support fee includes insurance shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra the cast of the mastodon skeleton is optional and an extra fee applies loan period 12 weeks or more Funding MAP Grants The appearance of Ice Age Mammals in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program Department of Canadian Heritage 15 000 2015 42 500 2013 2014 15 000 2012 2013 15 000 2010 2011 15 000 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 Need something smaller Our suitcase exhibition Ice Age Cold Facts about Climate Change will fit on two tables Where to See It Kitchener Ontario January 15 2016 October 2 2016 THEMUSEUM Previous Venues Wembley Alberta September 5 2015 January 4 2016 Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum Prince George British Columbia February 13 2015 June 29

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/ice-age-mammals (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Ice Age: Cold Facts about Climate Change | Canadian Museum of Nature
    is a suitcase sized exhibition brimming with the latest information on climate change You ll see evidence from the past showing that the Earth goes through warm and cold periods Touch a dinosaur toe bone a chunk of 45 million year old wood and a fossilized leaf impression from warmer times Marvel at specimens from the ice age including a piece of mammoth tusk and a giant beaver jawbone Solve jigsaw puzzles play a sound matching game an ad lib word game and more on the computer Hear some surprising Stories from the Field narrated by museum researchers A stack of colourful quiz cards full of fun facts about ice age mammals and more is also included Components Magnify image View copyright information Andre LaPointe Canadian Museum of Nature Close 10 specimens in 2 display cases 4 graphic panels 1 with flips 1 computer with 5 interactive games and 10 Stories from the Field 2 flip books 1 timeline 48 quiz cards plus 1 instruction card Space Requirements the suitcase weighs less than 30 kg 66 lb when set up the contents occupy approximately two tabletops Special Requirements When did the last ice age end It hasn t yet It isn t always cold during an ice age Between the periods of glaciation there are mild periods called interglacials Today we are still in the latest ice age in an interglacial that began about 10 000 years ago Magnify image View copyright information George Rinaldino Teichmann George Rinaldino Teichmann Close 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 Ice Age Cold Facts about Climate Change in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program Department of

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/ice-age-cold-facts-about-climate-change (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Lichens | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Course in Genomics Birding in a Box Canada s Waterscapes Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Flora of the Canadian Arctic From Dinosaurs to Mammals Genetic Disorders and Heredity Ice Age Mammals Ice Age Cold 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 Exhibition Across Canada Home About Us Products and Services Travelling Exhibition Rentals Lichens View copyright information Canadian Museum of Nature Close Lichens Magnify image View copyright information Stephen and Sylvia Duran Sharnoff Stephen and Sylvia Duran Sharnoff Close Crustose Lichens on Shale This photo was taken in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Merced County California U S A Full size Exhibition Featuring images akin to modern art Lichens shows the wide range of colour and form seen in lichens The Canadian Museum of Nature s own Irwin Brodo dedicated his research life to the study of lichens These stunning photos were selected from Dr Brodo s book Lichens of North America They were taken by his co authors Stephen and Sylvia Duran Sharnoff Lichens are unique life forms found on every continent and they can grow in frigid polar regions harsh deserts and even in your own backyard So look around You ll be surprised where you can spot these fascinating organisms Components 16 photographs introduction panel two content panels explaining lichen colour and form labels Space Requirements approximately 100 running feet frame sizes four frames at 28 42 and 12 frames at 20 28 storage for one shipping crate Special Requirements security and environmental controls Cost loan fee starts at 4010 fee includes insurance shipping fees are extra loan period 12 weeks or

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/about-us/products-services/travelling-exhibition-rentals/lichens (2016-02-07)
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  • Travelling Exhibition: Monarchs | Canadian Museum of Nature
    exhibition filled to the brim with computer interactives specimens games books posters and more Virtually tag a monarch butterfly test your survival skills in Mexico or watch a chrysalis transform into a beautiful butterfly See if you can tell the difference between a monarch and its copycat cousin the viceroy You ve heard about Snakes and Ladders Well how about playing Caterpillars and Clusters Try to find butterfly expert and enthusiast Dr Lincoln Brower at the Butterfly Parade or make a butterfly headband and hold a parade of your own Components 3 interactive computer games 3 specimen boxes 4 graphic panels 12 activity sheets games puzzles and puppets books and CD ROMs Space Requirements Magnify image View copyright information Donald R Gunn Canadian Museum of Nature Close the suitcase weighs less than 30 kg 66 lb when set up the contents occupy approximately two tabletops Special Requirements tables security and environmental controls computer for CD ROMs Cost loan fee 270 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 Magnify image View copyright information Barry Peers Canadian Museum of Nature Close Until 1975 no one knew where the monarchs of eastern North America went for the winter Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart spent 15 years developing a tag for a butterfly s wing and then 20 years plotting the journeys of subsequently tagged butterflies on a map In 1972 he found a pattern that suggested the monarchs were flying to Mexico Two dedicated volunteers combed the mountainous countryside and in 1975 they discovered millions of monarchs wintering on trees in central Mexico Where to See It To book

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