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Stay Curious, Utah! 2022-2023

Join us on a journey this school year to satisfy your students’ curiosity about Utah’s natural history and the natural world.

Throughout the year, join an NHMU educator and a scientist or community member to explore a different topic. Bring wonder about the world around us directly into the classroom through these online webinars! Each Q&A webinar includes:

  • Brief intro into the theme or topic
  • Time for student submitted questions
  • A short storytime for the K-2nd webinar

Thanks for exploring with us and stay curious, Utah!

Have questions for us? Please reach out if you want to know more about the program or the Museum.

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Carrie Levitt Bussian in collections

 

Importance of the Great Salt Lake

September 16, 2022

Q&A with Carly Biedul. The Great Salt Lake is an amazing resource home to millions of animals and important for all life here in Utah. Join Carly Biedul, Coordinator at Westminster's Great Salt Lake Institute, for a Q&A for 3rd-6th and 6th-12th graders. We will also have a Great Salt Lake themed story time for our younger learners with an NHMU Educator.

 

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Chanda Chuon

 

Resiliency Through Dance

December 8, 2022

During the late 1970s many people immigrated from Cambodia to the United States. Join NHMU Educators and Chanda Chuon, Director of the Khemera Dance Troupe, to learn about the resiliency of the Khmer Culture and how it is being preserved through dance, music, and clothing. We will have a Q&A for 3rd-6th and 6th-12th graders. We will also have a Khmer Dance themed story time reading The Cambodian Dancer: Sophany's Gift of Hope by Daryn Reicherter for our younger learners with an NHMU Educator.

 

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Dr. Lowey-Ball

 

Water: A Vital Part of Life in Angkor

February 13, 2023

Water is a vital resource that helps sustain life both here in Utah and in the ancient empire of Angkor. Join NHMU educators and historian Dr. ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball to learn about why water was so important to the civilization in Ankgor and what it can teach us about how we use water today. We will have a Q&A for 3rd-6th and 6th-12th graders and a water themed story time reading for K-2nd graders.

 

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An additional webinar will be added for May 2023. Check back for updates!

 

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