Have you ever wondered how museum curators get into the business, what they do day to day, and how they manage such great collections of materials? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the book for you. Lance Grande takes us on his journey from humble beginnings to that fateful day when a friend gave him a preserved fish fossil that began his love of collections. That gift set him on a path even he likely could not have anticipated. Suddenly the curiosity that had been in him as a child was reawakened, and he shifted majors to Geology. From that day forward he was hooked (so to speak) and began working at the Natural History Museum in Chicago as a part of his studies. He knew, after three years of working there, that his goal was to become curator of the museum. This book...
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Book Review| April 01 2018
Science Pathways in Education
Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums. By Lance Grande.
University of Chicago Press,
Chicago, IL. (ISBN: 978-0-226-19275). Hardcover $35.00.
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 320.
Kania Greer; Science Pathways in Education. The American Biology Teacher 1 April 2018; 80 (4): 320. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.320
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