Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery

Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery The Penn State Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum, located in Deike Building on the University Park Campus, is a source for science education in Central PA

Penn State's EMS Museum is about educating and inspiring visitors to learn more about the Earth System. Current exhibits on display include: - Earthquakes and Seismic Hazard - Ocean Acidification - Minerals and their Unique Characteristics - The Corals of Curacao - Interactive Topography Sand Box - Hurricane Sonification - Mining and the Oil Industry in Pennsylvania

02/28/2017
Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Thanks to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences for this great review of our new museum exhibit!

A group of Penn State Geosciences graduate students worked together to create a new EMS Museum Exhibit on ocean acidification. Here's what went into making the exhibit.

This is an interesting article about the wide uses of sand boxes in science communication. We are really lucky to have a...
08/05/2016
Augmented Reality Turns a Sandbox into a Geoscience Lesson - Eos

This is an interesting article about the wide uses of sand boxes in science communication. We are really lucky to have a sand box in the EMS museum so come by and check it out!

https://eos.org/project-updates/augmented-reality-turns-a-sandbox-into-a-geoscience-lesson

Superimposing responsive digital effects onto sand in a sandbox places educators, students, and policy makers in an augmented reality, offering a hands-on way to explore geoscience processes.

Come see the newest exhibit on Ocean Acidification, designed and implemented based on the research of Penn State's own s...
05/23/2016
EMS Museum exhibit explores ocean acidification's impact on microscopic sea life | Penn State...

Come see the newest exhibit on Ocean Acidification, designed and implemented based on the research of Penn State's own students!

http://news.psu.edu/story/409472/2016/05/09/public-events/ems-museum-exhibit-explores-ocean-acidifications-impact

On a mission to show how increased atmospheric carbon dioxide can impact microscopic creatures at the base of the food chain in the ocean, a group of geosciences graduate students chose a communication tool that is uncommon for many students: a museum exhibit.

Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery
05/23/2016

Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery

This interactive sand table, designed by Ken Mankoff, is designed to teach museum patrons about how we translate 3D info...
05/23/2016

This interactive sand table, designed by Ken Mankoff, is designed to teach museum patrons about how we translate 3D information (like the topography of the land surface) to 2D data for recording and interpretation.

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05/23/2016

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Penn State's Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery
05/23/2016

Penn State's Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery

Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery
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Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery

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Deike Building
University Park, PA
16802

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Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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