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    • Logo Development Prehistoric Kansas: ea Monsters to ammoths Prehistoric Kansas: ammoths ea Monsters to ammoths ea Monsters to Prehistoric Kansas: Prehistoric Kansas: ea Monsters to ammoths Prehistoric Kansas: ea Monsters to Prehistoric Kansas: ammoths ea Monsters to ammoths The University of Kansas Natural History Museum Vinyl Banner Postcard
    • Current Space Low Ceilings, No Dinos Three Entryways Multi-Use Space Where in time? No interactivity
    • Project Goals Focus on Kansas Add Introductory Areas Separate Subjects in Cretaceous Time Cenozoic Paleozoic Break up Long Hallways Paleolab 1G 1. Kansas Rocks! 1A 1F Recreate environments 1H 1C 1B W 1E 1D S N 1:178 Scale E 1. Kansas Rocks! 2. The Cenozoic 3. Cretaceous 4. Paleozoic A. Introductory Label B. Geologic Timeline 5. Paleolab C. 3D Kansas map D. Reading Rocks E. Unique formations F. Beneath the surface G. Natural Resources H. Drinking Spring
    • Kansas Rocks! Goals Introduction to Geology of Kansas Highlight Unique Features See Kansas’s past in road- side cutouts Different rocks are formed under different conditions
    • Introductory Graphic Postcard-style illustrations of each element within exhibit Sculpted Wall Map Allows visitors to preview, plan amount of time to spend
    • Timeline 1B Geologic Timeline Contains all specimens in exhibit 0 Colors used to code time 60 throughout c oi oz en C 230 Tracks changes in other es oz oi c categories Animals, Plants, M 550 Earth, Kansas Animals Pa le oz oi c Plants Earth Illustrations of selected Kansas species and environments Serves as an overview of the exhibit, places specimens in collection in the larger context of what was happening in the world. Ciolors used on the timeline are used as accent colors in exhbits within that time period. 0 0 Object Label objectus labelus 60 60 Object Label objectus labelus Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer Quisque sagittis nunc a leo rhoncus viverra. Nulla pellentesque adipiscing elit. Quisque sagittis nunc a leo mi non eros. Nunc nonummy diam in ipsum. Phasellus lacus. rhoncus viverra. Nulla pellentesque mi non eros. Curabitur aliquam. Suspendisse sollicitudin nibh vel leo. Nunc nonummy diam in ipsum. Phasellus lacus. Maecenas sem magna, sollicitudin molestie, consectetuer quis, Curabitur aliquam. Suspendisse sollicitudin nibh laoreet quis, neque. Nullam gravida imperdiet lacus. Donec vel leo. Maecenas sem magna, sollicitudin facilisis pulvinar mi. Duis mauris dui, commodo et, feugiat vel, molestie, consectetuer quis, laoreet quis, neque. accumsan dapibus, massa. Vivamus pretium. Nullam gravida imperdiet lacus. Donec facilisis pulvinar mi. Duis mauris dui, commodo et, Sed dictum feugiat nulla. Donec metus felis, aliquam non, feugiat vel, accumsan dapibus, massa. Vivamus tristique sit amet, sollicitudin et, justo. Vestibulum nibh lorem, pretium. faucibus vitae, facilisis vitae, suscipit non, est. Mauris volutpat lacus at felis. Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et Sed dictum feugiat nulla. Donec metus felis, netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. In hac habitasse aliquam non, tristique sit amet, sollicitudin et, platea dictumst. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis justo. Vestibulum nibh lorem, faucibus vitae,
    • Timeline Early Sketches Tube of Time Concept Early sketches
    • Natural Spring Sculpted to look like one of Kansas’s many natural Springs Alcove Springs Water from runoff sinks into ground Limestone acts like sponge Shale like liner of pool Drinking from spring, Health issues
    • 3D Kansas Map Shows different ages and elevations of Kansas rocks Uplift and Erosion, and Changes in sea level Layers color coded to timeline Show where famous finds in the exhibit were made To find a particular type of animal, have to look in right layer
    • Reading Rocks Identify Rocks Touchable samples Learn how different kinds of rocks formed in different environments Sculpted pillar looks like roadside cut Developed further
    • Reading Rocks Sketches Sculpted wall with environments formed in Comic book style illustrations, Life of a Rock Rock forming interactive Final interactive, shows layers being compacted
    • Unique Formations Oversize postcards from locations Rock City Castle Rock Monument Rocks Slanted Rail beneath includes info on location, how they were formed, and unique local signage
    • Beneath the Surface & Natural Resources Left, Core Samples How collected Pull-out tabs, when, what layers tell about environment Right, Oversize Postcard Hugoton, KS 2nd Largest Nat. Gas Reserves in world Limestone for building Ogallala Aquifer
    • Roadtrip Theater On location reporting from many of sites in the exhibit More like being there Front end, back wall, and seats from old station wagon Decorated old signs, highway markings Push radio buttons in dash to select movie want Interface looks like map, with photos pinned to it near locations Video Interface
    • Summary Cretaceous Cenozoic Paleozoic Paleolab 1G 1. Kansas Rocks! 1A 1F 1H 1C 1B W 1E 1D S N 1:178 Scale E 1. Kansas Rocks! 2. The Cenozoic 3. Cretaceous 4. Paleozoic A. Introductory Label B. Geologic Timeline 5. Paleolab C. 3D Kansas map D. Reading Rocks E. Unique formations F. Beneath the surface G. Natural Resources H. Drinking Spring