Monthly Archives: June 2017

World Oceans Day quiz


June 8th is World Oceans day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the oceans that cover 71% of our planet, and contain roughly 97% of the Earths water supply. This year, why not delve into the depths of our marine research, and see how much you know!


How can chipmunks, big data, and an ornithologist help students learn about climate change?


The vast digital resources, or “big data”, associated with natural history collections provide invaluable but underutilized opportunities to prepare students to explore, understand, and resolve challenges such as global climate change. A new paper published in Evolution: Education and Outreach describes an online, open-access educational module that harnesses the power of collections-based information to introduce students to climate change, evolutionary, and ecological biology research.

Biology Open Access