Home » Museum Of Natural History (177 Papers)

My Visit To The National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. and the on-line versionAugust 25, 2001This past week I went downtown to Washington, DC to visit and tour the Museum of Natural History. ... While at the museum I learned that they also offer an on-line tour as well. ... The museum had an exhibit of many of the bones that have been found.An illustration of a farming village where some societies in southwestern Africa began to adopt major changes in lifestyles. ... However, the on-line version I found to be very limited and not nearly has complete and interesting, its well...
Wordcount: 681
Pages: 3
Through this cultural assignment I decided to take use of the facilities offered by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. ... After attending this exhibit I left with an enriched knowledge and a greater love of natural and cultural history. ... I have lived in this city for my whole life, but have never taken full advantage of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. ... I feel that by going to the museum alone I was able to fully concentrate on the exhibits. ... Due to this experience I fully attend on taking use of the museum more often on more occasions. ...
Wordcount: 532
Pages: 2
Since it is a museum, it offers historical information and many services to both the Japanese American and non-Japanese community about the role that Japanese played in American history. ... These individuals wanted to preserve the Japanese American's contributions to California and the United States history. ... The music, along with poetry and natural effects, attempted to create and enhance the atmosphere and experience at that time. ... During the opening, members of the Museum announced that the Museum would help promote community-unity through education and history. ... WHAT THE M...
Wordcount: 2729
Pages: 11
Since the sixth grade, Egyptian culture and way of life have been the intrigue behind my interest in Egyptian history. This is the third time that I have been to this museum, but the exhibits are constantly changing making every trip unlike the last and helping me maintain interest in the museum. ... Unlike most museum exhibits, the setup of this museum is quite unusual. ... Using my natural born trait of recognition of body language, I took the serious expression on her face to have some mention of her superiority as well as her duty to society. In another statue of a priestess, the woman...
Wordcount: 792
Pages: 3
I went to the Museum for African Art displaying the Hair exhibit. ... The second museum that I went to was the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ... The third museum that I went to was the Museum of Natural History. ... One exhibition that was in this museum was of the Mbuti pygamies in theIturi forest. ... They mostly had a natural diet. ...
Wordcount: 1600
Pages: 6
Members and guest of the society gathered at the American Museum of Natural History and proceeded to the NYHS building site, a temporary scaffold and viewing stand had been erected for the day's events. ... Samuel Verplank Hoffman, reviewed the society's history and listed the articles and publications sealed in a copper box in the corner stone. ...
Wordcount: 304
Pages: 1
Bibliography
Museums such as the Field Museum attempt to give its visitors a sense of the culture and history of different countries, as well as a sense of US culture and history. ... In this manner, museum officials are looking to attract more people and consequently bring in more money. ... In doing so, however, the museum visitor does not get an objective view of the culture of a country. ... In an attempt to give a complete view of ancient Egyptian culture, the Field Museum falls short. ... The jars filled with organs are sealed; the plaques describe its contents, but it is natural to be curious to...
Wordcount: 2218
Pages: 9
The place I chose to go was to the Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz. ... When I asked my friends if they knew of any natural sites or museums, the first one they recommended was the Natural Bridges State Beaches. ... I had never seen an actual whale that was not in a museum. ... I really can't blame him but I need to blame someone.What made this visit a history learning experience was learning about the Ohlone Indians. The Ohlone Indians were the first people to inhabit the Natural Bridges area. ...
Wordcount: 772
Pages: 3
I first began my research at the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History. Ancient Egyptian history covers a period of over three thousand years. Most modern countries histories are only hundreds of years old. ...
Wordcount: 468
Pages: 2
The Museum of Natural History is an example of things staying the same. ... In the book, Holden comes across as the type of person who is anti change and wants his surroundings to stay the same.The Museum of Natural History is a big example that Holden dislikes change. Every floor and every showcase stage in the museum never changes. ... " The best thing though, in the museum was that everything always stayed right where it was. ... Pg. 121 Holden says this as he is looking around at the displays at the museum. ...
Wordcount: 611
Pages: 2
Getty Museum reportGetty Center is a place to experience and enjoy art in unique setting that features dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views. ... The museum it self is separated into four different section which are North Pavilion, South Pavilion, East Pavilion and West Pavilion, which has its own type of collection of art and sculpture from the past history. ... Nevertheless, Durer, Holbein, and their southern German and Swiss contemporaries designed some of the most splendid works in the history of the medium. ... This picture depict the view of other sides and ar...
Wordcount: 1123
Pages: 4
Ruisdael and MonetWhen one arrives in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, he or she may be surprised, as I was, by its grand entrance. ... This painting appeals on many levels; it is a history painting documenting Dutch farmers of the 17th century, it is a representation of northern European style, and it is a detailed depiction of life. ... The use of natural light from the window sheds a soft glow over the room. ... Rural farmers inhabit the broad Dutch countryside, and balance its natural beauty. ... A natural alignment of trees and bushes painted with soft brush strokes of ...
Wordcount: 1519
Pages: 6
Bibliography
Histories of the Tribal and the ModernIn James Clifford's essay, "Histories of the Tribal and the Modern," the appearance of tribal art(ifacts), some grouped with modern art, in several museum galleries comes under fire. ... Clifford also highly objects to one museum's, the Museum of Modern Art, use of the word 'affinity' in a gallery held in 1984 entitled, "Primitivism in 20th Century Art." ... In particular, the word affinity was used, meaning a "deeper or more natural relationship than mere resemblance or juxtaposition." ... This museum appears to be one with ethnographi...
Wordcount: 854
Pages: 3
Bibliography
William Dodge for $20, 600, and she gave it to the American Museum of Natural History.Ever since this exchange of ownership happened the Willamette meteorite has be the focus of many debates of who actually owns it. ... They felt that it should remain a part of the ancient history of Oregon and to the people in the area. ... On September 17, 1990, William Gutsch, chairman of the American Museum of Natural History, wrote and said that the walls of the planetarium would have to be removed to get the meteorite out. ... Because of this huge obstacle and the long term court battle that was foreseen...
Wordcount: 1896
Pages: 8
This was brought to the British Museum of Natural History in London to be studdied. ... The head was crushed, but was still taken by the Berlin museum for studdy.The forth fossil was also found in 1958 near Langenaltheim, England. ...
Wordcount: 908
Pages: 4
Bibliography
Freshman Essay for College admissionWhen I go into New York City on a crisp autumn morning and bring a few pieces of charcoal, a watercolor kit and a sketchbook, the urban atmosphere stimulates my creativity and natural inner urge to design, particularly fashion designs. ... At the university, I found an environment that radiates strong academic purpose and is located in one of our nation's richest centers of history. ... The idea of living in an environment where I can walk or take the trolley down XYZ Avenue and see it much as it was when my mother was an XYZ undergraduate, then walk ...
Wordcount: 507
Pages: 2
The Egyptian Hall at the Carnegie Museum is an excellent way to study ancient Egyptian culture. ... The research project for my anthropology class taught me a lot about the history of Egypt, and now I know more about the culture than I ever thought I would. ... An interesting piece at the museum that I particularly enjoyed was the monkey holding a kohl tube. ... Another interesting piece in Egypt's history is that of its dwellings and settlements. ... The land shows no signs of order; the houses and streets are irregular and natural looking. ...
Wordcount: 1291
Pages: 5
No one thing in modern history has ever inspired such a fear and hatred towards an ethnic group, as did that day on December 7, 1941. ... It was a period in United States history when reason, and compassion, were disposed of. ... Summers are hot and winters cold, and the natural vegetation in the vicinity is desert scrub and non-native trees, for example, rabbit brush and sagebrush, black locust, cottonwood, tamarisk, and various fruit trees. ... Nine were injured.The Japanese and Japanese American internment during World War II is an invaluable and important part of United States history. ......
Wordcount: 1714
Pages: 7
Bibliography
In the end, the superiority of the U.S. government, the large number of settlers, and the destruction of the natural environment upon which the Natives depended for their survival overwhelmed the American Indians.In 1830, the Congress ordered the total removal of all American Indians to West of the Mississippi river. ... The Lemhi Shoshone, have asked president Bill Clinton to please carve out a small piece of Federal land in a section of the Salmon River county on the Idaho-Montana border so it can become a place where the Shoshone tribe can tell its story to the hordes of Lewis and Clark his...
Wordcount: 1856
Pages: 7
Gyrating hips, fast feet, high stepping, and magnificent moves, are characteristics that belong to the great African-American dancers of history's past. Famu's Black Archives Museum has a vast collection of African-American artifacts including a variety of pictures of dazzling African-American dancers. ... His combination of tap dancing, song, telling jokes, and imitating natural sounds proved a popular one for audiences for many years. ...
Wordcount: 707
Pages: 3
Whether the extinction of a species camefrom annihilation by man, or natural causes; the problem is that the species cannot bereborn. ... For Australian museum director MikeArcher, this was fifteen years of hopes and dreams coming true. ... It was said that the population of the Tasmanian Tiger was the victim of tiger trapping; avery prosperous trade back in the late 1800's due to the British settlers and their conflictswith the tiger killing farm animals.In April of 2000, samples were taken from the heart, kidney, muscle and bonemarrow from a thylacine preserved "pup" in a museum in a...
Wordcount: 634
Pages: 3
This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of art in New York City. ... To see this dramatic masterpiece people must travel to the Vatican Museum in Rome. ... This led us into the Classical period, when a more natural, athletic body began to appear. ... All of these sculptures show the development of the human form and are part of art history's masterpieces. ... Art History. 2nd edition, Volume One. ...
Wordcount: 1559
Pages: 6
Bibliography
It was some rivers and creeks land definition and tons of history, but there isn't very many people there compared to California. ... They have the biggest natural cypress swamp in the world and Pocomoke Swamp the northern most swamp in the United States. ... Delaware has common natural resources. Kaolin is the most significant natural resource followed by granite, gravel, and clay (used to make brick and tiles). ... Other cultural centers include the Delaware museum of art, Delaware museum of natural history and a state history museum, which are all in the Capitol, Dover. ...
Wordcount: 656
Pages: 3
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993, p. 1434 A History Of Art. ... He also encouraged other family members to paint portraits of public officials.As Peale became more aware of the qualities needed for leadership in a self-governing society, his art underwent change"His competent imitations of stylish British rococo painting, which represented standards of artistic beauty and elegance, were replaced by simpler, neoclassical portraits emphasizing the essential moral and intellectual qualities demanded by republicanism."10 By 1805, with the expansion of the museum that Charles Willso...
Wordcount: 1578
Pages: 6
Bibliography
State History Early ExplorationWhen Europeans arrived, there were about 15,000 Indians. ... Most of the state's mining income comes from Natural gas, iron ore, and petroleum. The northern part of the Lower Peninsula has the largest natural gas fields in Michigan. ... There also many museums you can visit to learn more about Michigan and its founding fathers. ...
Wordcount: 1616
Pages: 6