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Through impressive artifacts and engaging media interactives, visitors will be 'wowed' by this captivating story, which is deeply relevant to our impassioned community and the world." What's a "Big Idea"For Anyway? A strong"big idea'suirtharizes the significance of the exhibit Its not a list of facts,but rather uses facts to develop a dearly in a single statement It is relevant.provocative and particular lens in which to see the subject This is not to say a meaningful. It builds a personal connection to the big idea is myopic,but rather helps to focus us on what is and purpose of the exhibit,and gives the visitor a reason to what is not part of the story.This is particularly important care. It should aim to present a whole rather than a part,and that when there is such a wide range of possible exhibit stories,as the exhibit should address the"whole person". 01 this case_ • Exhibit Themes Exhibit Themes How We Use Themes and Threads Exhibit Themes are the heart of The Dig what the exhibits intend to convey. Plant and They're not lust facts.but rather Breadth and magnitude ot Insect Data express how Snow ass Discovery discovery,and the soence MAS S VILLA wishes to interpret the ablest. involved m discovery Gk.. 111111kk Exhibit Threads are edeas that re Cimate Findings GG.O x Conditions emerge throughout most of the Reveal the Pax 7 Determines exhibits.They help"thread"the visitor • and Offer insight / sp.e4a Peasant through the content narratives /'-/V Shifting Y. Pleistocene y°Mme V Climate Fauna r warming Exhibit Threads G physical and academic " Q In),Bitt7 to HT1 and related discoveries made �.J Super Biygy Cooling Site:The Ziegler Reservoir site itself is during ttrs era integral to all exhibit themes and serves as The BIG Foods from (L "Crime Scene" "' the anchor point for all stories.This is an Finds' Different Investigation Climates! I.S seconds exhibition about place and exhibits Periods E' _ 1'T1 "Earth Time" stem from that,making all aspects of H • the dig site at Snowiness Discovery Adeptatfon net meaningful and relevant. _ Climate Many Hands, Why So O High .23 Mit Climate Meaning:Rather than Climate as being ever- Machines areiporums elevation .....,.g as a conclusionary"feel bad"exhibit Present and ever 4 Q • component,we can connect.the ice age ' shartgxetg n the stnrylrie- Changing Time: Ancient Similes landscape �, discovery and our own understanding of Dig Size Reservoir '� climate change at many points throughout. Timeline d Fossu Every .. 1.8 Minuses! ••ez a One of Greatest Digs in History { INTRO + ORIENTATION w p r -^ CaroynneHarris Consulting SNOWMASS DISCOVERY CENTER o 44i AI STUDIO TECTONIC EXHIBITION CONCEPT `1 u►anati ting,.e.,asyi,rnn:n December 2018 i • Visitor Take-Aways What Will People Say? The phrases below are what the exhibit design team will am to elicit within visitors during and The Dig Climate Change after their visit to the Snownwss Discover Center. A huge diversity and volume 1:-:-- The site at Snovrtrsass n useful inAmazing things.were found here! ve17of bones were kwnd n a compact understanding tow climate changeGFIma[e chxnge+area the size of two football fields. affects life.We on use that knowledge to is magnified in '''- An enormous number of bates came out of the ground help examine the rapid climate change the alpine environments. -�-'""`'�" � in such a short time-over earth n encounterig�� ikt4vs+X jj 22.000 animal fossils in 68 days. This deg was a once In a life i That's one every1.8 minutes. time find-the best find for high Sf �*".#.+ " vt The area has been through Snowmass and Aspen are directly at risk of �A. . t� devatkxt ice age anywhere. many climactic changes. the effects of climate change more than � -1 lower elevation places. = . _ The reservoir has been here for over 100,000 years ak The scientists were site"detectives" They used observation and effort to It took an amazing effort of - cthuman passion and know- Ch's histor uncover the story of the site almost ZX Y how to lig this site. Q. crime a crke scene- z 07Ce C �� :. .4.. ., Each uncovered layer of earth revealed a deeper history of this site. �rQj 12 ' 9OR + - Pleistocene I0 2 • . t The landscape you see is very The last Ice Age was not even similar to the way it looked one second ago if"earth in the Pleistocene.These 3 tr. history.'were a 24-hour day. animals saw the same 7 ' mountains and overaa views that you see now. Mammoths and mastodons did not During the dig eat the same food and actually lived in 4 different climate regions,but both were Mammoths and mastodons lived in 8 a bone was found found at Snowmass.Thus means that h the climate supported different life at ��warm and cafd periods l "tJ and died off for a nwttitude of different times,and the plants found at f� b�' every 1 .8 minutes!* ^mss show this too reasons / �h 7 5 w "(22,000 artifacts!68 days)x 12 hours per day CP"`f SP''`O ge ri' s. less than 0t�ti CarolynneHarris Consulting ft SNOW MASS DISCOVERY CENTER C;STVDIO TECTONIC EXHIBITION CONCEPT '1 December 2018 • • rotate the lidrA A't,,duh ***��� \..''II. t MUM t"� Number of fossils found changes - 68 Days - mechanically(or digitally as poss _. alternate) 22,000 Fossils y= --- la MULTI-USER AREA:225-400 ft2 1 ,i` II° n^ ' 4114 J �l 4 771111E:' . lescription ' ( 74- an exhibit teaser in the building entry just before the1,111 ? Mbit entrance,visitors approach a freestanding unit f i•" th a large turn dial.Around the dial are the numbers I \ - (, / - ' i8,indicatingthe number of of the Snowmass Dig. r % `�� �.,� s:,, '� =. till " ,ti :itors rotate the knob and a rolling tal or u ro ticks off the number of fossa found.Asthe h mechanical ;- ! /► �i` "� 1diEll \ rC� obthe floor and adjacent wall surfaces are pi., l' c„ �` ex Complexprojections on floors ample ed with projected images of fossils,and then removed .," the days are returned to I.DMNS estimates 22,000 ` , �" =1 ` -- - / �- nes were excavated over the 68 days,and about € , -l/ i _ S -12 hours per day.That makes an average of one find j -' �i �, 'rY 1.8 minutes.This could serve as a marketing andAI, l Ci �, �„,h r:7-,...-1-- 'c xnotiorel material during the final build out. ''��, ` ,:.: ,, .� lit - , Iajor Visitor Takeaways Illit "Amazing things were found here!" r �} r'. /�P // "A huge diversity and volume of bones were found in - ' ""'r r x J a compact area the size of two football fields." , • C.S ' a" r Fossils were found in many different layers,each layer �� representing life at a different time period. 1 Rotating knob allows visitors to h ` select which day of the 68-day d ..0° ""r.....- 1..._..... villa Qr �` -. - A Or f''' . ... ��- w ten.. "..---. ..-.1--.. :1 Cra < Freestanding interactive with large rotating dial ,1 2�: -, := *T points to 1-68 days:the duration of the 3g A ..__. r rolling counter indicates number of fossils found `� up to that point in the dig Accompanying text provides an explanation of how one fossil was Located in lower entry near stair found every 1.8 minutes,on average. this"teaser''element is a great (in, visual way to convey"wow facto —ILA___ _7.7'- _ a — _ a �� --ZS. - Iu rsti a ____I t .,..4. .\,.7 , . nv Snowmastodon f .. .x _l,` .,lam' Dig Experience ,' �e 14 • MULTI-USER AREA 475-600 ft2 w 1s ► :' : `i • ri 3escription ', ' i .- a— risitors walk along a long curved recreated dig site, '° _ '� ontaining a mix of media screens,large and small w VVr pones and fossils,and a partially articulated mastodon keleton,emerging out of the earth from spine to tusks, _ .�qa - ` f erminating in a museum-must photo op.Throughout /AL _ ::ren: : a0aez es-At one point,environments c ti .Ak :. ....Oct —.+^ in both sides of the visitors could create a"dig site bane ■ o, • ��'ar c��� �y • unnel",recreating the vastness of scale,and awe of being ` urrounded by such an amazing paleontological find �� `lajor Visitor Takeaways > "Amazing things were found here!" "This dig was a once in a life time find • We can learn a lot about climate change from this site. "The scientists were site"detectives".They used observation Dig site"zits"it itis recreated and effort to uncover the storb of the site almost like a crime scene. environment show the stepped The mastodon comes to life! Reference The fully articulated mastodon skeleton can be used to tell manystories. embankments of the dig.Active Bones become more and more unearthed as visitors Front half of mastodon articulation Ice age discoveries at Snowmass helpus understand past,present and digging is represented with fossils contirafe to move across emerges from earth/dig Fossils future climate change. at appearing in the ground at from rear half rest partially within r various states of excavation. the�orama. hgpss Y,4tq -7:71, Important site elements,such earthen dorama._creatingthe 4 �t°� a, as Porta-loo and Cat D6 are affect of the mastodon culminating .• .:ill�' It, Videos within the environment in its final, walkingform. �' �,. partially featured on the ground- l' a '' w I u _ bring a human connection to the Si.' form above. Position will require close . ,rte, } site and feature scientists.dig q ,— volunteers.as well as big activity enation for el A walking head `� ike earth moving equipment dReach andown pose will likely be required.`" c' — s working on the site.Displays coo reinforcement of res a needs oorchnatim. o are triggered by visitors moving L �� .7s across the exhibit area. c This anchoring exhibit will mal use of a partially articulated "^RO' mastodon in an interior and w ar rwFgr immersivecapacity r h,� REP . Climate at Snowmass 4<"'� i Simulator Interactive �``,, �� ""_ 111111111111 ;,1L... MULTI-USER AREA. 150-200 ft' Different rings with preset"yea )escription Major Visitor Takeaways L__ . ago-revealanimagesupenmpc over genal photo isitors explore through windows of time into - "Snowmass has been through ie past,present and future environments of many climactic changes and can be iowmass.Walking up to a large table,visitors understood as a series of events •-__, !e an aerial digital view of Snowmass and the which impacted the life found." !servoir as it appears today. • The overall topography has changed very little over the last 200,000 ��' , �"� i \ R 1MgG E TO �j 0 Zj ur large"looking glass"rings lie on the table, years.This familiarity helps us to -.111i007 .� � .....--,,;•."--110 `��4111 Illr OJE G3'9C� u ich is dated"XX years ago"and represents a see that climate change is very C) �N sriod in history related to the dig site.Visitors real and our presence here is I---� _- �,\� �/� ide the rings over the display with"x-ray"vision also just a moment in history. �_ i reveal how the area inside the ring appeared - L� 10.000 years ago, 120,000 years ago.70,000 Q�Q ears ago,and in the future(as far out as climate ` Aerial photo today of ientists are making predictions).Interpretive I O Snowvnasz Pillage on digi,i,il.,scn xrtent can supplement the visuals to describe 4 ie environment and show the animals and plants cc ;well as the causes and effects of the climate � � � range during that period. Q his experience invites multiple users to engage W _.i+� �- , id compare what they see with each other. � �� `eQ�NAss vrc�acR ,.. / O t ••••• t, .... . c 4&P n , .,,,,,,,,.......0*- , r Illustrations show period "" .._ m a:; indicated on rings—differer -- i -- rings for each layer of the yam... �` ------ 4 e Ziegler Dig site. ♦-, z= INT5O• ` ORIENTATION W