National Fossil Day
Amy Moe-Hoffman getting ready to move the Triceratops. Preparation for the Fossil Extravaganza 2016.
Teacher Amber Jones (Germantown) brings her high school students' group entry for the Straw Challenge.
Teachers Tammie Bright (Grenada Middle School) and Tammie Franklin (South Delta School District) bring entries for Dunn-Seiler Earth Day Straw Challenge.
Teachers Tammie Bright (right) from Yazoo County middle school and Tammie Franklin from Grenada dropped off student projects/
Earth Day 2016; the Dunn-Seiler Museum sponsored a drum circle with Professor Robert Damm. Visiting students enjoyed playing the recycled instruments provided by Dr. Damm.
Maurice Testa (left) and Amy Moe-Hoffman (right) represent the Department of Geosciences at the MSU Earth Day 2016 Fair. The Geosciences table featured winning student Earth Day projects, and interesting rock, mineral, and fossil specimens.
Doctoral student Maurice Testa and Dunn-Seiler Museum Collections Manager Amy Moe-Hoffman staff the Geosciences Earth Day 2016 table.
Dr. Joseph Witt, Philosophy & Religion, judges middle school students' entries for the Earth Day 2016 creative recycling competition.
Submitted Earth Day 2016 projects are displayed in the Dunn-Seiler Museum for the judges. Our judges included Dr. Adam Skarke (Geosciences), Dr. Shrinidhi Ambinakudige (Geosciences), and Dr. Joseph Witt (Philosophy and Religion).
Tammie Bright (left) and Tammie Franklin (right) from Yazoo County Middle School bring 6th, 7th, and 8th grade student projects to Mississippi State for the Geosciences Dunn-Seiler Museum Earth Day 2016 competition.
Tammie Bright (left) and Tammie Franklin (right) from Yazoo County Middle School submit one of their student's Earth Day 2016 projects, an American flag made from recycled water bottles.