Keri Maxfield Articles

Dana Van Horn’s Forces of Nature

Humans have been seeking to derive power from the animal world since the dawn of civilization. Animal form and imagery has been used in costumes, masks, helmets, jewelry and other accessories from antiquity through modern times. Roman gladiators, Medieval knights, Samurai warriors, African tribes and even modern day football teams don helmets adorned with animals... Read More

Dana Van Horn’s Forces of Nature

NNC Expands its Youth Programming

Through a Crayola community grant, NNC has developed and tested a “Create and Learn” series designed to accompany two of our popular Science on a Sphere® (SOS) programs. “Habitats” and “Finding Coral” creative activities are designed to use the power of visual arts to engage students across teaching disciplines. Read More

NNC’s research presented at American Meteorological Society Annual Conference

NNC’s ongoing research into the public response to flood and hydrologic forecasts was highlighted in three separate presentations at the 2018 annual American Meteorological Society conference in Austin, Texas this week. Executive Director Rachel Hogan Carr presented on NNC’s work with the Weather Prediction Center of the National Weather Service (NWS), which focused on improving... Read More