Adventures in Science

PaleoExplorers: Reaching Through Time (Grades 4 and 5)

August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015

Archaeopteryx is the most primitive known bird. Find this fossil on Museum's fourth floor in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs.  ©AMNH/C.Cheseck

Archaeopteryx is the most primitive known bird. Find this fossil on Museum's fourth floor in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs. 

©AMNH/C.Cheseck


How can paleontologists know what dinosaurs looked like, all those years ago? Use the tools and techniques of paleontology to examine real fossils, figure out how dinosaurs walked, and determine what might have covered their skin—scales, feathers, or nothing at all.

Monday–Friday
August 24–August 28
9 am–4 pm
$550 (Members $525)

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