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Intern Scavenger Hunt : 2015 : Smithsonian Institution

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Interns from across the Smithsonian Institution came together to compete in the first annual Smithsonian Institution Intern Scavenger Hunt! Produced By: Belle Aspinwall Directed By: Elaine Mondy Sponsored By: The Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) Find out more about internships at the Smithsonian! Visit the Office of Fellowships and Internships: Website: http://www.smithsonianofi.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/SmithsonianOFI Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SmithsonianOFI Call/Email us at 202-633-7070 siofi@si.edu

Scavenger Hunt Summer 2019

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On Wednesday, 7/17/2019, Smithsonian interns and fellows from across the institution scurried across the grounds to find all of the strange, obscure, and wonderful objects on display. The Summer 2019 Intern/Fellow Scavenger Hunt, hosted by the Office of Fellowships and Internships got this group to take fun photos and videos of their excursions.

Garbology

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Smithsonian's Recycling Task Force conducts a waste-audit.

Dark Universe Trailer

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The planets, stars, and everything you can see are less than 5 percent of the universe. What is the other 95 percent? Dark Universe examines the invisible dark matter underlying galaxies that, together with dark energy, accounts for that other 95 percent of the universe’s total energy and mass. Narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now playing in the Einstein Planetarium digital dome theater! Visit website for showtimes and tickets: http://www.si.edu/Imax/Movie/131

Journey to the Stars TRL HD

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Witness the life and death of stars in our sky, including our own sun. Extraordinary images captured by telescopes on Earth and in space, combined with stunning never-before-seen images of physics-based simulations, will launch you through time and space for an incredible trek through our night sky. Tour stellar formations, explore new celestial mysteries and discover the fascinating story that connects us all to the stars. Those who come along for the journey may never see the sky in the same way again. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. Now playing at the Einstein Planetarium digital dome theater. Visit website for showtimes and tickets: http://www.si.edu/Imax/Movie/12

D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D Trailer

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June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D brings this monumental event to the world's largest screens for the first time. Audiences of all ages will discover from a new perspective how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our liberty…a duty of memory, a duty of gratitude. Now playing in IMAX 3D at the National Air and Space Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Visit website for showtimes and tickets: /www.si.edu/imax

Dynamic Earth Official Trailer

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Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth's climate system. Follow the trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, fly into roiling volcanoes, and come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales. Narrated by Liam Neeson. Now playing at the Einstein Planetarium in the National Air and Space Museum! Visit the website below for showtimes and more information: http://si.edu/Imax/movie/60

A Beautiful Planet Trailer

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A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with NASA, the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence. Now playing at the Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater at the National Air and Space Museum and the Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

The Ultimate Wave: Tahiti 3D Official Trailer

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The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D follows nine-time World Champion surfer Kelly Slater and Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer as they explore the nature of waves and hunt for the ultimate wave-riding experience at the famed Pacific surf site of Teahupo'o, Tahiti. From astounding 3D surfing action to the chaos of ocean storms, the film leads audiences on a quest to understand the science behind one of this planet's most intriguing and dramatic phenomena. Now playing in 3D at the Johnson IMAX Theater at the National Museum of Natural History! Visit the link below for more information and showtimes: http://www.si.edu/Imax/movie/82

Tornado Alley 3D Official Trailer

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This is one of our many options in our On Demand Library! Visit the link below to learn more about group packages: http://si.edu/groupsales

To Space and Back Trailer

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Discover how space exploration is shaping your world... Space exploration is having a big impact on your life. Not only is it helping discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, its reaching back down into our world and influencing the way we live. To Space & Back, takes you on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. The technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What’s happening above and beyond is coming back down to Earth! Now playing at the National Air and Space Museum's Einstein Planetarium. Visit website for showtimes and tickets: http://www.si.edu/Imax/Movie/136

Living in the Age of Airplanes

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Living in the Age of Airplanes is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Not long ago,traveling between continents was a migration. Now, on any given day, 100,000 flights transport people and things between any two points on Earth in a matter of hours. Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, it explores the countless ways aviation affects our lives (even when we don't fly). With stunning visuals, the film renews our appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world. Narrated by Harrison Ford. Now playing at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center's Airbus IMAX Theater. Visit website for showtimes and tickets: http://www.si.edu/Imax/Movie/164

Journey to Space 3D Trailer

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Discover how NASA’s shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the important role of the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, and the challenges they face to carry out bold missions such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart. Now playing in IMAX 3D at the National Air and Space Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Visit website for tickets and showtimes: /www.si.edu/imax

Dinosaurs 3D: Giants of Patagonia Official Trailer

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This is one of our many options in our On Demand Library! Visit the link below to learn more about group packages: http://si.edu/groupsales

Wild Horse Conservation in Mongolia

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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists are committed to saving the last wild horse species: Przewalski’s horses, or takhi as they are known in Mongolian. The Smithsonian is collaborating with its partners in northwestern China and in Hustai National Park in Mongolia, where this video was filmed, to support the reintroduction of this species that was once extinct in the wild. Through satellite GPS tracking of the horses, we empower project staff to monitor the horses and to better understand their ecology and ecosystem, and use what we learn to enhance their chances for long-term survival.

Taking the Pulse of Our Planet’s Forests: ForestGEO Ngel Nyaki

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Smithsonian is joining with local communities and the Nigerian Montane Forest Project to better understand and conserve montane forests in Nigeria. To learn more, go to /https://global.si.edu/success-stories/taking-pulse-our-planet’s-forests-forestgeo-ngel-nyaki

Predicting Impacts of Climate Change in Antarctic Waters

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Smithsonian researcher Patrick Neale and his lab at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center are studying UV impacts on phytoplankton in the Antarctic oceans to help create models of how phytoplankton respond in various scenarios of climate change. To learn more, go to https://global.si.edu/success-stories/predicting-impacts-climate-change-antarctic-waters

The Marine Conservation Program: Working with Local Fisheries in Myanmar

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The Smithsonian's Marine Conservation Program studies changes over time in coastal ecosystems to protect biodiversity and sustain local fisheries. Beginning in the Western Caribbean, the program has expanded its research to the Tanintharyi region of Myanmar. Learn more here: https://global.si.edu/success-stories/see-how-smithsonian-working-local-fishermen-protect-marine-areas-and-create-safe

Smithsonian Global

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Learn more at https://global.si.edu/ Footage Courtesy of: Smithsonian Channel George Stoyle Compass Films Camera Klaus Reisinger and U Khin Maunk Gyu Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Interactive Media Concept, Design and Production by Local Projects Pen initial concept Local Projects with Diller Scofidio + Renfro Special Thanks to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Digital Experience supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies Folklife Festival Videography and Editing: Albert Tong The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Photos by Joshua Eli Cogan, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives SERC, Hutomo Wicaksono, and the Freer| Sackler Galleries of Asian Art, and the Smithsonian Digitization Program Office.

Deep Reef Observation Project

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Off the coast of Curacao, Smithsonian marine biologist Carole Baldwin leads the Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP), an effort to study biodiversity and monitor changes in deep tropical reefs. To learn more go to https://global.si.edu/success-stories/discovering-new-species-through-tropical-reef-biodiversity-research

The Alonge Project: Collaborating with the Benin Museum

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When the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art brought one of its exhibitions to Africa for the first time in its history, it not only brought the photography of S.O. Alonge back to his home of Benin City, Nigeria, but also helped renovate the National Museum of Benin and connected community members to their past.

Working with Indigenous Peoples to Protect Forests in Panama

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As the world’s governments, conservation organizations and Indigenous communities struggle to protect forests and fight climate change, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Fellow Javier Mateo-Vega hopes to build a powerful model for others to follow.
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