• Geomicrobiology Student Project: The importance of science communication

    Published05/29/2021 , By Nehwoen Luogon-Bojkov

    Cara Santelli decided to incorporate science communication in her Geomicrobiology course to encourage students to strengthen their verbal skills.
  • Climates of Inequality: Centering Justice in Natural History


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  • COVID-19 Infographics: Bringing science and art together

    Published03/31/2021 , By Nehwoen Luogon-Bojkov

    The Bell Museum and the Science Communication Lab at UMN partner up for a unique approach to communicate a public health message.
  • Findings in the University of Minnesota Herbarium: Connecticut Charter Oak Leaf

    Published12/12/2020 , By Nehwoen Luogon-Bojkov

    Undergraduate University of Minnesota Herbarium assistant Colin Robinson makes an interesting connection between a specimen in the collection and an iconic Connecticut symbol – on his first day on the job!  
  • Fall Bingo

    Published10/09/2020 , By Heather, gallery programs coordinator & MN Master Naturalist

    Explore #BellOutside by playing along with this game of Fall Bingo. How many of these squares can you complete in the Learning Landscape or in your own neighborhood?
  • Bird Bingo


    Explore #BellOutside by playing along with this game of Bird Bingo. How many of these birds can you spot in the Learning Landscape or in your own neighborhood?
  • Announcing Minnesota’s Second Annual Statewide Star Party


    When you look up at the night sky, do you ever wonder how different it would look under really dark skies? What others across the state can see compared to what you see in your town? We invite you to participate in Minnesota’s second annual Statewide Star Party November 9–14,…
  • Diorama Spotlight: Cranes in the Red River Valley

    Published05/01/2020 , By Adam Hartman, gallery programs assistant

    It’s early May in the Red River Valley. Thousands of lesser and greater sandhill cranes gather just outside Fertile, Minnesota, on the sand dunes that remain of the dried lake bed of glacial Lake Agassiz. This is one of the sandhill cranes’ pit stops on their annual spring migration from…
  • Bell Museum Hosts Minnesota’s First ‘Statewide Star Party’


    The Bell Museum invites stargazers across the state to participate in Minnesota’s first Statewide Star Party during the weekend of Friday, November 8 through Monday, November 11, 2019.