Rebecca Wragg Sykes is an archaeologist, writer, and creative professional. She has been fascinated with the past since childhood, and was especially drawn to the ancient world of the Palaeolithic. Her doctoral thesis was the first synthesis of evidence for late Neanderthals in Britain.
Get a special tour behind the scenes in the fossil prep lab at the National Museum of Natural History with fossil preparator Michelle Pinsdorf. She will show you how she cleans, prepares, and protects fossils that come to the museum from the field. She and paleobiologist Karma Nanglu will answer your questions and connect you to this important and fun work.
How to Join: The webinar will be presented on Zoom video; a link will be emailed to registrants and posted on this website before the program.
The exploration of natural history doesn't have to just happen at the museum - it can happen in your home too!
Join educators from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, as they walk your family through science skill-building activities and ways to explore the natural world and collections.
Ethan Allen Homestead Presents:
Here is the link: https://youtu.be/m4q1ffd1AJI
Sunday October 18th, at 2:00 p.m. on YouTube
(Note: You can watch it anytime later at your convenience. However, Glenn will be available on Sunday via chat to answer questions and take comments during and after the talk.)
Join the Vermont Department of Libraries and Rooted in Vermont as they kick off their 3rd Annual Exploring Food in Your Backyard Week!
This Facebook Live event will feature author, former state legislator, VPR commentator, and well-known beekeeper and home brewer Bill Mares; VT State Librarian and award-winning baker Jason Broughton; and farmer and co-creator of the Cooking Through Covid Facebook group, Natalie Guillette. There will be cooking demonstrations, information sharing and more. Tune in and invite a friend!
Join the Banned Books Week Coalition and ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom at 1:00 p.m. CDT, September 30, for an exclusive Facebook Live event with acclaimed and award-winning author Alex Gino! The event celebrates Banned Books Week, which takes place September 23 – October 3, 2020, and will broadcast live on the Banned Books Week Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/bannedbooksweek/).
Join the Banned Books Week Coalition and the National Coalition Against Censorship at 6:00 p.m. EDT, September 29, for an exclusive Facebook Live event with Grammy Award-winning musicians and free expression heroes Portugal. The Man! The event celebrates Banned Books Week, which takes place September 23 – October 3, 2020, and will broadcast live on the NCAC Facebook page.
Join the Banned Books Week Coalition and the National Council of Teachers of English at 5:00 p.m. CDT on September 28 for a special Banned Books Week Facebook Live event with author Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, Dragon Hoops)!
September 15 | 1p.m. ET
Join us Tuesday, September 15 at 1PM EST as we sit down with superstar author, speaker, and 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. A fresh voice in middle-grade and young adult literature, Jason will share his experiences as Ambassador and talk about the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of his high school hit, Long Way Down. Perfect for class watch parties, you don't want to miss this conversation with Jason Reynolds hosted by Newbery Award Winner Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears.