This program must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Handle an assortment of rocks and fossils to figure out how to identify and define fossils. Students help clean a real 65 million year-old Triceratops and other fossils using professional tools and techniques. Each student also makes a copy of a Velociraptor claw to take home.
This program takes place in the Paleontology and Watershed Labs in the Earth Science Exhibit Hall. Combine this program with a field trip to the museum.
Structure and Function:
4.1L.1 - Compare and contrast characteristics of fossils and living organisms.
K.3S.1 - Explore questions about living and non-living things and events in the natural world.