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'How Zoology was taught in the past'



'How Zoology was taught in the past'

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Marine and Antarctic Research Centre for Innovation and Sustainability
Biological Sciences


The wall text accompanying these charts in the Hunterian museum, Glasgow, reads: "In the late 19th and 20th centuries, before the advent of colour slides that could be projected, the teaching of Zoology depended heavily on the use of wall charts to illustrate lectures. They were hung on a special pulley system at the front of the lecture theatre and, because of their large size, could be clearly seen from the back of the class".

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Hunterian Museum, Glasgow
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