Education

Fossils: Window into the Past

Location: 
Nature Research Center
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014
Times Available: 
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 10am & 11 am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$50 per program

Give your students a unique opportunity to study fossil specimens from North Carolina and elsewhere. Students examine fossils to learn how they form and how fossils tell us about the past. Students also explore how we know the age of fossils and how a geologic map can help with fossil dating and identification. This program will be held in the Natural World Investigate Lab.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s): 6.E.2, 8.E.2

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.
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