MAIZE-Mysteries of an Ancient Grain
Ages6-8 years 9-12 years Adults & kids together
This summer lLearn about fascinating advances in the science of plant genetics, the process of evolution, and how "useful mutations" can address world health and hunger issues.
See how maize was adopted by Native Americans across North and South America through historic and rare corn-related objects from the Permanent Collection of the Stamford Museum, including archaeological material from the Stamford area that is more than 500 years old.
Exhibition is from the Paleontological Research Institution, Museum of the Earth. Funded by the NSF Plant Genome Research Program DBI-0820619.
SM&NC Members: Free | Non-Members: included with gate admission.For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521.
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