Join the Evolution!
a Trip Behind the Scenes

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Open House at the
Berkeley Natural History Museums

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

Valley Life Sciences Building
University of California, Berkeley
BNHM logo and linkTravel back in time and discover mastodons and other ancient creatures that once roamed California, at the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP). Walk across the hall and enjoy a look at the floral history of our state. As a special open house for KQED members, viewers and listeners, each of the six Berkeley Natural History Museums will share their collections and research facilities for behind-the-scenes tours and mini-lectures. This is a unique chance to get a better understanding of the history of life on Earth and examine fossils that illustrate how life evolved over time. Highlights include a life-size T-rex, material from the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, plants from the University and Jepson Herbaria and the UC Botanical Garden, the collections of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, plus butterflies and other fascinating insects from the Essig Museum of Entomology.

Program Details (stay tuned for updates)

6:00-7:20 p.m. Reception and Open House at the Berkeley Natural History Museums.
Meet at the T. rex for tour information!
Location: 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building.
7:30-9:00 p.m. Evening Program.
Meet some of the people who contributed to the television series Evolution
Eugenie Scott, the National Center for Science Education
Professor David B. Wake, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
Jamie Stobie, producer of the final episode, What About God?

Location: 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building.

Registration and Information

This FREE event is open to the public. If you would like to attend, RSVP to (415) 553-2836 or e-mail

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