Interested in some of the recent research in the world of paleontology? Or looking for science activities for your students? Keep on reading!
- NPR Student Podcast Challenge
Looking for a cool project for your classroom? NPR is launching the opportunity for teachers and students grades five through 12 to create their own podcast based on a subject or topic of their choice. The submission timeline is January to March, 2019, so start thinking of ideas soon! You can read more about the competition here.
- Upcoming events at the Burke Museum
There are a number of awesome upcoming events at the Burke Museum, including your final chance to visit the old building before it permanently closes! Here’s a list of what’s on the calendar:–Final Free Week at the Burke: Your last chance to visit the old building (and see the Tufts-Love Rex) until the museum reopens fall 2019!
Photo credit: Cathy Morris
–I Dig Dinos: A great chance for young aspiring paleontologists to learn about dinosaurs in a hands-on way!
Photo credit: Rachel Crick
–TAKE FLIGHT: Last Night at the Museum: A New Year’s Eve party (and the last night in the old museum) that you definitely don’t want to miss!
Image credit: Burke Museum
- Other happenings in paleontology:
–Publication on Prehistoric Body Theater, an art-science collaborative project created by performance artist Ari Rudenko and DIG founder and director Dr. Greg Wilson.
–Paper on the evolutionary history of mammalian tooth attachement, co-authored by former DIG instructor and UW graduate student Megan Whitney.
–A paper on the osteohistology of Rapetosaurus, an interesting sauropod dinosaur, co-authored by UW graduate student Zoe Kulik.
–Paper on the morphology of the Neanderthal thorax, co-authored by UW faculty member Dr. Patricia Kramer.