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Behind the Scenes: Paleontology

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Rows of fossilized ammonites of various sizes and colors.

Take part in this exclusive opportunity to visit the collections of the Museum’s Division of Paleontology. Museum staffers will demonstrate how both vertebrate and invertebrate fossils are preserved and maintained while guiding you through the preparation lab and the collection storage spaces. See how scientists use CT scanned 3D images to study paleoecological environments.  View microfossils under a microscope and learn their significance in environmental studies. 

For ages 10 and up only. 


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