Dinosaurs and Other Fossils





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Fossils and dinosaurs  an introduction for grades K - 2 to what fossils are, how they form and a survey of the museum's dinosaur fossils and what they tell us about these prehistoric animals and the environments that they lived in. (A)

Fossils  The remains of past life in the rocks help define ancient ecosystems, and unravel the history of life.  See how animal forms are linked to their habitats and ways of life.  Learn some of the reasons for extinction of species.  (A)

Fossil hunt   Using  proper techniques the class will uncover and identify a set of fossils, and interpret the environments in which they lived, died and were preserved.    (B)

Paleo studies  learn how paleontologists excavate fossils from rock in this hands-on program using real specimens, and how to make molds and casts of them.

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