Supervisor's Name: Andrew Hendry
Supervisor's Email: andrew.hendry [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's department: Redpath Museum
Course number: REDM 396 (Redpath Museum)
Term: Winter 2013-2014
Project start date: Monday, January 6, 2014
Project end date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Project title: Scientific exhibit development
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The student(s) will work with curators, graduate students, staff, and a professor to develop and improve a number of exhibits in the Redpath Museum. These include an exhibit on the adaptive radiation of antelope, improved text regarding other African animal exhibits, and other exhibits including fixing the mounted snake skeleton. The final report will be an exhibit "brief" describing the exhibit improvements or development or the exhibit itself.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): 50% participation. 50% final report.
Project status: This project is open to applicant.
If other, please specify: contact: Ingrid.birker [at] mcgill.ca
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.