Fabulous Fossils

Location
At the Museum
Format
Classes
Topic(s) Covered
Paleontology
Availability
Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 10am
Groups of 12-16 students
Cost
$5 Per Student
Chaperones and teachers free

This program must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Grade Level(s)
K — 5th
Season
Year-Round
Duration
50 min
T-rex fossils

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 registrations. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or register@omsi.edu.

Standards Addressed Structure and Function:
4.1L.1
Compare and contrast characteristics of fossils and living organisms.
Scientific Inquiry:
3S.1
Explore questions about living and non-living things and events in the natural world.