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Dinosaur School Programs

Finding Fossils

Grades K – 2 (Max 30 Students)

Cost: $3 per student

Monday-Friday                       45 min.

(9:30 a.m, 10:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 12:30 p.m, 1:30 p.m)

Dig into the fossil record. Learn about paleontology and how paleontologists reconstruct the lives of dinosaurs. Students will explore different prehistoric animals over time and use the tools of paleontology to work in the fossil dig.

Creatures of the Cretaceous

Grades 3 – 5 (Max 35 Students)

Cost: $3 per student

Monday-Friday                       45 min.

(9:30 a.m, 10:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 12:30 p.m, 1:30 p.m)

Study the creatures of the land, water and sky. Dinosaurs were not alone during the Cretaceous Period! Students will investigate dinosaurs, mosasaurs, pterosaurs, crocodiles and the other Cretaceous Period creatures that made prehistoric Texas their home millions of years ago.

The Dinosaur Experience

Grades 5 – 8 (Max 80 Students)

Cost: $5 per student

Monday-Friday                      2 hrs.

(9:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m)

Get more value from your visit with this multifaceted program. How do Paleontologists know what they know? Students will explore Paleontology in the Dinosaur Gallery, Lab and Paleo Garden and even get up close and personal with creatures that date back to the time of the dinosaurs.

Texas Pterosaur

Grades 6 – 8 (Max 35 Students)

Cost: $3 per student

Monday-Friday                       45 min.

(9:30 a.m, 10:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 12:30 p.m, 1:30 p.m)

Meet the largest flying animal that has ever lived! Students will examine the pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus northropi along with other flying animals to learn what made them unique during the Cretaceous Period. Students will compare Quetzalcoatlus to animals alive today to hypothesize how the prehistoric giant was able to soar in the Cretaceous skies.

Predator Showdown

Grades 9 – 12 (Max 35 Students)

Cost: $3 per student

Monday-Friday                       45 min.

(9:30 a.m, 10:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 12:30 p.m, 1:30 p.m)

Encounter the largest dinosaurs, mosasaurs, crocodiles and pterosaurs of the prehistoric world. There is a top predator in every ecosystem. Discover the top predators of the Deep Ocean, Coastal Marsh, Encroaching Sea and Dry River Valley of the Cretaceous Period. Students will investigate the features of these predators in a hands-on fossil exploration that can only be offered in a museum-setting.