Drop-In Events for School Groups
National Fossil Day
October 17, 2012
In celebration of National Fossil Day, this special event will help students understand how studying fossils teaches us about the history of life, past climates, and ancient landscapes. Activities explore fossil formation, extinction theories, fossil diversity and much more.
October 17, 2012; 10:00am-12:00pm; Grand Gallery
The School Group Visits Program at
the American Museum of Natural History is generously supported by
the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Endowment Fund for Education. Additional support for this program is provided by
The Leslie and Daniel Ziff Foundation and Wells Fargo.
Support for New Jersey School Group Visits is provided by Roche.
Additional support for New York City School Group Visits is provided by the New York Yankees Foundation.
More in this Series:
June 14, 2013
Students will explore the amazing diversity of life and wide range of habitats that are found in the planet’s Oceans.