Monday, May 12, 2014


Our Living Planet (East center atrium: main floor)
This exhibit looks at the unique characteristics of planet Earth and how those characteristics sustain life on earth. It features the world’s largest, most accurate, fiberglass globe with the most current NASA Satellite images.

 Protect Your Planet (West center atrium)
This exhibit includes the full mount elephant that previous visitors will remember fondly. It also features threatened, endangered, and extinct life forms and some of the causes for their struggle to survive.

 Our Sacred Stewardship (North hallway)
This exhibit teaches the inspired doctrine that defines our stewardship responsibilities related to the care and keeping of the earth and its sacred resources. It will feature a video based on interviews with faculty members from across campus explaining and testifying about why earth stewardship is so vitally important.

 Life on Top: Apex Predators (New east atrium: upstairs)
This exhibit features spectacular animal scenes gifted to the museum by George Brimhall. Visitors will explore the importance and characteristics of predators as they observe scenes displaying interactions between predators and their prey.

 Life Submerged: Marine & Freshwater (West wall of west center atrium)
This exhibit depicts both freshwater and marine ecosystems, highlighting a coral reef and a deep-sea thermal vent as well as a cross section through a river exploring “what you see” and “ what you don’t see”

 Connections (North wall of west center atrium)
This 2-dimensional exhibit focuses on basic, biological concepts that demonstrate how everything on our planet is connected. This exhibit is interactive with QR codes and will be updated regularly with new and exciting examples of life connections.

 Because of Plants (South wall of west center atrium)
This 2-dimensional exhibit highlights the many critical roles plants play in supporting life on earth.  From the food we eat to the air we breathe!

 Whooo Lives Here? (West side alcove)
This new toddler play area will teach the children about animal homes. We will have a talking owl, a bear cave, and a tree/nest/slide complex.

Fred & Sue Morris Bird Gallery (West Center Gallery)
This collection features the waterfowl and pheasants of the world, donated by Fred and Sue Morris and includes more than 100 different kinds of birds.  This exhibit will highlight some of the interesting adaptations seen in the world of birds.

  Boyd K. Packer Gallery (East Center Gallery)
This exhibit honors President Boyd K. Packer and features his wildlife art including animal carvings and paintings.

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