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Redpath Museum outreach wins award

The Redpath Museum was awarded the «Prix du Bénévolat» from 24 heures de science during the 2014 Science pour tous Colloquium held in Québec on October 14th.
Wed, 2014-10-15 13:13

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Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River

Previously undocumented in North American rivers, concentrations of microplastic particles in the St. Lawrence found to be as high as in the world’s most contaminated ocean sediments
Tue, 2014-09-23 12:23

A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered microplastics (in the form of polyethylene ‘microbeads,’  less than 2 mm in diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Source Site: /newsroom

Homecoming 2014 @ Redpath Museum: Guided Tours

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:00 - 13:00
Redpath Museum : Meet in Entrance Hall. , 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

11h  - Egyptian mummies, 12h - Mesozioc Dinosaurs and 13h - World Biodiversity

With student guides from the Redpath Museum Club. Meet in the Entrance Hall. Free, everyone welcome, no reservation necessary. In English.

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Super Science Doc @ Redpath Museum: Helicopter Canada.

Sun, 2014-08-10 15:00 - 16:30
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

This 1966 Canadian documentary film featuring aerial photography of all of Canada's ten Canadian provinces  was directed by Eugene Boyko and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Filmed in CinemaScope, the film took 18 months to produce and required Boyko to spend 540 hours aloft in a specially outfitted Alouette II helicopter.

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Family Discovery Workshop: Volcanoes

Sun, 2014-11-23 11:30 - 14:30
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7/ child. All other family members are FREE.

(in English)

Learn all about volcanoes, volcanic bombs and eruptions.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

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Family Discovery Workshop: Scorpions and Spiders

Sun, 2014-10-26 11:30 - 14:30
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7/ child. All other family members are FREE.

(in English)

Learn about stingers, fangs and venom.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

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Family Discovery Workshop: Penguins and Antarctica

Sun, 2014-11-09 11:30 - 14:30
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7/ child. All other family members are FREE.

(in English)

Chill out with Antarctic birds.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

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Family Discovery Workshop: Dinosaurs of Canada

Sun, 2014-10-05 11:30 - 14:30
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $7/ child. All other family members are FREE.

(in English)

Uncover the dinosaurs that roamed Canada over 65 million years ago.

Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages:

11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30

$7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members.  All the Workshops include a hands-on craft.

redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Reservations necessary). We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.

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Source Site: /redpath

What a 66M-year old forest fire reveals about dinosaurs

Remains of an ancient forest fire preserved in stone show ecology recovered similarly to modern-day forests
Thu, 2014-06-05 10:31

As far back as the time of the dinosaurs, 66 million years ago, forests recovered from fires in the same manner they do today, according to a team of researchers from McGill University and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Source Site: /newsroom

Catherine Potvin: Halting Deforestation - One Piece of the Climate Mitigation Puzzle [Public Lecture]

Mon, 2014-05-26 18:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 2200 Rue Mansfield
Price: Free, reservation reccomended

McGill University Biology Professor Catherine Potvin, a renowned expert on climate change and tropical-forest ecology, will share insights from her research.

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Source Site: /sustainability