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Fossils and Dinosaurs

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Discover how palaeontologists use fossils to learn about dinosaurs and other creatures from the past.  This workshop is based around the use of our fossil handling collection and encourages pupils to find the evidence for themselves.  It goes on to use the fossils in combination with drama to investigate how plants and animals came to be fossilised.

The workshop can be complemented with a visit to the fantastic Fossil Stories gallery where pupils can encounter a life-size T-rex skeleton and by use of our Dinosaur Explorer Bags.


Available on Mondays and Thursdays. 



Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Events on Campus
  • Y 3
  • Y 4