REDM 400 Science and Museums (3 credits)

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Offered by: Redpath Museum (Faculty of Science)


Redpath Museum : Natural history museums and their collections, how collections are created and maintained and how collections are used in scientific research. Context of natural history museums, collections-based research and curatorial methods.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: David M Green, Hans Carl Larsson, Heather Gray, Virginie Millien (Winter)

  • Winter: Course consists of lectures, practical labs, field trips and individual term-projects.

  • Prerequisites: A 200- or 300-level course that deals with diversity of specimens or objects relevant to Museum-based research and collections. e.g. BIOL 215, BIOL 305, EPSC 210, EPSC 233, ANTH 208, ANTH 310, PLNT 358, WILD 212, WILD 313, or permission of instructor.