Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 14.6 million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
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The Canadian Museum of Nature remains open to the public following the Government of Ontario’s directive to close some public places on October 10 in response to increasing cases of COVID-19 in the province.
Ice and cold have long shaped our planet, as well as life on it. This dramatic story of adaptation is presented in a new exhibition developed by the museum—and it’s told with a cast of characters that includes woolly mammoths, American lions and Neanderthals.
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- Mineral Identification: When Your Eyes Are Not Powerful Enough
Join the museum’s Glenn Poirier as he explores the different ways mineralogists practice mineral identification.
- More Than Words: Living with Ice in the Arctic
Join the museum’s Scott Rufolo as he outlines the importance of ice in shaping the lives and cultures of the early inhabitants of the Canadian Arctic.