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Lunch with Educator Performers: Space Burps

Ever wondered what DMNS' Educator Performers talk about at lunch? We're sure you haven't, but you'll wish you had after you see the hilarity that ensues as staff gather for a virtual lunch.

Lunch with Educator Performers: Brontosaurus or Brontosaur-isn't?

Ever wondered what DMNS' Educator Performers talk about at lunch? We're sure you haven't, but you'll wish you had after you see the hilarity that ensues as staff gather for a virtual lunch.

Lunch with Educator Performers: Hypothetical Animal Match-Ups

Ever wonder what DMNS' educator performers talk about at lunch? We're sure you haven't, but you'll wish you had after you see the hilarity that ensues as staff gather for a virtual lunch and hysterical hypothetical animal match-ups!

Lunch with Educator Performers: Quackery!

Join us as DMNS' educator Performers chat behind the scenes about Quackery, Snake Oils and Miracle Cures!

Lunch with Educator Performers: Science Fiction & Science Fact

Join us as the Museum's Educator/Performers chat behind the scenes about Science Fiction & Science fact! 

Lunch with Educator Performers: Howling, Laughing, Humming

Join us as the Museum's Educator Performers chat behind the scenes about Howling, Laughing, Humming, and more!

The Curious Case of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer

Betrayal, murder, and cannibalism. Get ready for a wild ride not for the faint of heart with DMNS Archaeologist Erin Baxter, and her take on the infamous Coloradian, Alferd Packer.

After the Asteroid: Colorado Discovery That Rocked the World

Drs. Tyler Lyson and Ian Miller share their discovery of how life rebounded after Earth's darkest hour!

Yuck! How Can You Eat That?

Genetics Lab Manager Tiffany Nuessle discusses how taste works and dispels some taste myths!

The Vigango Repatriation

Senior Curator of Archaeology Steve Nash discusses the Museum's decade-long and ultimately successful effort to repatriate sacred grave posts of the Mijikenda tribes of Kenya.

Spiders: Ask Me Anything

See her real life tarantula, and listen as Dr. Paula Cushing talks about her research exploring the evolution, diversity, and behavior of arachnids in Colorado and beyond. 

Science on the Spot: Earth Day

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, our collections staff share some images of objects in our collections along with stories of tragedy and hope that accompany them.

The Marvelous Moche

This presentation by Curator of Archaeology, Michele Koons, explores the politics and power of the Moche archaeological culture (250-900 AD) of the North Coast of Peru.

The Konovalneko Chronicles

Join Senior Curator of Archaeology, Steve Nash, for a fantastic, colorful, whimsical summary of recent work on a documentary film on the artist and his work.

Colorado's Last Grizzly Bear

Join John Demboski, curator of mammals, as he talks about the fascinating story of Colorado’s last grizzly bear. 

Beyond Bizarre: The Crazy Beast of Madagascar

An international team of scientists led by David Krause, senior curator of vertebrate paleontology, have discovered a new fossil mammal, Adalatherium hui, from the island of Madagascar. 

Tracks and Scat

Poop. Yeah, we said it...POOP! 

Sweet Fossils and Secret Depths of the Grand Canyon

Curator of Geology, James Hagadorn, talks about new work focused on dating and deciphering 500 million year old rocks and fossils from the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

Scientists Video Archive

Watch these videos about our previously featured scientists to learn more about their work and inspire questions from your students.

Scientists in Action Broadcast Archive

Take your students on a virtual field trip with past recordings of our live broadcasts events with scientists where they work!

The Dinosaur on Your Dinner Table

Explore this virtual exhibit and learn about the largest living dinosaur and it's escape from the asteroid.

Stories in Stone: The Mineralogy of Vasily Konovalenko

Our Geology Curator James Hagadorn talks about the mineral choices and characteristics of our beloved gem sculptures.

 

Rise of the Mammals Documentary

Watch the latest videos on the Museum’s recent discoveries near Colorado Springs, including the NOVA documentary, Rise of the Mammals.

History of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

The lecture is full of interesting twists, personal anecdotes and insights, big personalities, meanderings through familiar and unfamiliar content, and the kind of "we don't know's?" that set the imagination and curiosity spinning in new directions.

Stories in Stone: The Mineralogy of Vasily Konovalenko

Our Geology Curator James Hagadorn talks about the mineral choices and characteristics of our beloved gem sculptures.

 

Controlling the COVID-19 Epidemic in Colorado: A Conversation with Dr. Jon Samet

Jonathan Samet, MD, MS and Dean of the Colorado School for Public Health discusses solutions and challenges around slowing the spread of the disease, as well as insights gained from working closely with state officials on their public health guidance. 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics: What Lies Ahead?

In part two of our ongoing COVID-19 webinar series, we’ll explore the science behind vaccine development and which medical avenues could prove most effective in quelling the coronavirus.

Testing for COVID-19 in Colorado

In the third part of our ongoing coronavirus webinar series, tune in for a discussion on Colorado’s approach to testing and how it fits into the state’s broader response. 

60 Minutes in Space

Hear a presentation by astrobiologist and research scientist for the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, Graham Lau!

 

Science Behind SciFi

Have you been watching your favorite sci-fi movies? Delve into the science behind popular sci-fi movies with Museum scientists and Vincent Piturro, professor of film and media studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver. 

Canaries in the Mine: Decline of North America's Birds

Last year, the headlines that 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970 shocked the world and captured our attention. Join avian conservation scientist, Arvind Panjabi, from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies for a live virtual presentation to discuss this groundbreaking research.

Controlling the COVID-19 Epidemic in Colorado: A Conversation with Dr. Jon Samet

Jonathan Samet, MD, MS and Dean of the Colorado School for Public Health discusses solutions and challenges around slowing the spread of the disease, as well as insights gained from working closely with state officials on their public health guidance. 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics: What Lies Ahead?

In part two of our ongoing COVID-19 webinar series, we’ll explore the science behind vaccine development and which medical avenues could prove most effective in quelling the coronavirus.

Testing for COVID-19 in Colorado

In the third part of our ongoing coronavirus webinar series, tune in for a discussion on Colorado’s approach to testing and how it fits into the state’s broader response. 

COVID-19 On The Front Lines

As the battle against COVID-19 unfolds each day in America’s hospitals, doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and other caregivers are working tirelessly to diagnose, treat and improve patient outcomes. Their selfless efforts in the face of an unprecedented epidemic have earned commendation nationwide, and their stories from the front lines help us look beyond statistics to understand the true human impact of the disease.

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