Triassic Hall: Building the Triassic Exhibit from the Ground Up

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
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This unique book brings to life the creation of a new exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. How did approximately 100 people go about creating a museum exhibit hall on the Triassic Period of earth history, its fossil record, and the lessons about biodiversity it teaches? Jaenet Guggenheim and Dr. Spencer Lucas worked on this book together. Through words and photographs, Jaenet has captured the complex process by which a natural history museum built a totally unique exhibit hall devoted to a critical juncture in the history of life.
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About the author

Jaenet grew up drawing, dancing, and putting on puppet shows for/with her sisters. She wrote and illustrated her first book, Herman and Poppy Go Singing in the Hills, about a horse and a pony in the high desert plateau of New Mexico. Her next book was cut paper called Grow, Grow, Grow. Then she got her degree from the USC film school.

Dr. Lucas is a paleontologist and stratigrapher specializing in the study of late Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and early Cenozoic vertebrate fossils and continental deposits, esp. in the American Southwest. He has extensive field experience in the western United States, New Mexico, northern Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Soviet Georgia and the People's Republic of China. He has published more than 900 scientific articles and co-edited 14 books, has authored/co-authored 7 books, has 23 years of museum experience and 17 years of teaching experience at the university level.

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Publisher
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
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Published on
Jan 1, 2011
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Pages
130
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
Young Adult Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Biology
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This content is DRM protected.
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