Jun 20 2014
Scientist in the Spotlight: Paris Morgan and Patri...

Scientist in the Spotlight: Paris Morgan and Patri...

Presented by Natural History Museum of Utah at Natural History Museum of Utah

Utah's Buried Treasures with Paris Morgan
Join University of Utah geologist Paris Morgan and discover the "not so buried" rock treasures of Utah. Learn about both day and weekend excursions you can take here in Utah that will lead you to uncover your own exciting rocks and minerals. Use maps, rock hammers and hand lenses to explore your own backyard!
Woodrat Ecology with Patrice Kurnath
Meet University of Utah biologist Patrice Kurnath and discover the delicate interactions between woodrats and their environment. The relationship between an animal’s environment and how that animal functions is a delicate balance. See from Patrice how she studies this animal through the use of cages, traps, feeder hoods and more. View a woodrat skin and midden pile up close. Learn about her experiments to discover more about woodrats and their ability to cope inside their environments.

Admission Info

$11/Adults, $9/Seniors 65 and Over and Youth, $8/Children Ages 3-12, Free/Children 2 and Under, Museum Members and University of Utah Students, Faculty and Staff with Valid ID

Dates & Times

2014/06/20 - 2014/06/20

Location Info

Natural History Museum of Utah

301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108