School & Group Catalog

Earth Science Lab: Fabulous Fossils

Program
Field Trip @ OMSI
Type & Format
Class/Lab
Duration
1 hr
Grade Level
K-5
Subject
Earth + Space, Early Childhood
Season
Year-Round
Cost
$
70
Per
Session

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.

A minimum of 2 weeks' advance notice is required for all registration requests. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or register@omsi.edu.

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Standards Addressed

Structure and Function:
4.1L.1 - Compare and contrast characteristics of fossils and living organisms.

Scientific Inquiry:
K.3S.1 - Explore questions about living and non-living things and events in the natural world.