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2018 Smithsonian Intern and Fellow Scavenger Hunt

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Some highlights from this year's annual Smithsonian Intern and Fellow scavenger hunt!

Smithsonian New Academic Appointee Orientation Video

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A quick video detailing information necessary for all new Academic Appointees. A recommended watch for interns or fellows about to embark on their journey at the Smithsonian Institution.

OFI Intro

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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.

Elite Workers

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Albert Einstein Planetarium Video

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The Einstein Planetarium at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC is one of the most technologically advanced planetariums in the country. It features a breand new, 8k full dome system that projects ultra-high definitions visuals that are 16 times the resolution of HD. Get ready to be immersed in brightness, clarity and color that are out of this world! The digital dome theater plays movies that are 20-25 minutes in length throughout the day. Visit website to see what's playing. http://www.si.edu/Imax/Theater/einstein-planetarium

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

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

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

Hidden Universe IMAX 3D Trailer

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An extraordinary journey into deep space, Hidden Universe 3D brings to life the farthest reaches of our universe with unprecedented clarity through real images captured by the world’s most powerful telescopes. Stunning, high-resolution 3D images of space allow you to peer deep inside the earliest galaxies and nebulae, watch stars being born in vivid clouds of gas and dust, tour the surface terrain of Mars, and witness images of distant celestial structures including awe-inspiring views of the Sun. Seen for the first time in IMAX 3D, these dramatic new images offer fresh insight into the origins and evolution of the universe. Available for IMAX on Demand. Learn more: http://www.si.edu/Imax/movie/128

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

Einstein Planetarium Experience

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Visit the Albert Einstein Planetarium at the National Air and Space Museum for digital dome shows that are out of this world! /www.si.edu/planetarium

Flight of the Butterflies Official Trailer

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The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and experience millions of them in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award winning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find their secret hideaway. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies. Now playing in 3D at the Johnson IMAX Theater at the National Museum of Natural History! Visit the link below for showtimes and more information: http://www.si.edu/Imax/movie/71

Bird Friendly Coffee

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The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center's Bird Friendly® coffee certification program aims to protect the most quality habitat from the threat of deforestation under the Bird Friendly seal. While this video was filmed in Colombia, Bird Friendly coffee farms can be found in 12 countries, with more than 4,600 participating coffee producers and more than 31,000 acres of protected land. Learn more at https://nationalzoo.si.edu/migratory-birds/bird-friendly-coffee and https://global.si.edu/success-stories/smithsonian-migratory-bird-center-bird-friendly-coffee

Using Fossil Records in Panama to Model Future Climate Change

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When Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute paleobotanist Carlos Jaramillo learned that Panama was expanding its canal in 2006 and blasting 100 million tons of rock to do so, he knew he had to move fast to access all of the fossils that this blasting could uncover. Carlos’ research from this site has led to a new understanding of how species spread across the Americas. To learn more, go to https://global.si.edu/success-stories/smithsonian-uses-fossil-records-panama-model-future-climate-change

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

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.

250 Years of Pittsburgh Innovation

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Let Andrew Masich, president and CEO of the Senator John Heinz History Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, take you on a journey through the history of Pittsburgh innovation. Learn more at /www.heinzhistorycenter.org
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