Science Chat Special: Mammoths & More - Fossil Tour with Paleontologists!

by  Explore Natural History: University of Nebraska State Museum

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February's Science Chat Special: Mammoths & More - Fossil Tour with Paleontologists! 
Mosasaurs, Bone Crushing Dogs, Camels, Mammoths – it’s fossil study time! Come and learn about ancient Great Plains life with both a tour of Morrill Hall’s fossils AND a visit to Ashfall Fossil Site! University of Nebraska Paleontologists will share fun facts, incredible information, and lead your students through how, oh so much, can change over time!

Nebraska fossils are a relevant phenomena that inform us about changing environments and the variety of life in our world. And in this live, interactive virtual opportunity, your students will learn it straight from the scientists themselves. Please join us!

Monthly Science Chat Specials: Introduce your students to the work of scientists with the University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall and our various partners. Each month you will learn from a variety of experts on different subjects. The goal of this series is to connect science experts with K-5 classrooms.

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Point to Point: $125.00
Point to Point Premium: $125.00


45 Minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

1 - join us!

Maximum participants:

30 for maximum interaction fun

Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Sciences, STEM

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Booking Information

This is a monthly series. Each program is for one-day only.

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Explore Natural History: University of Nebraska State Museum

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24 Hours if possible

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Explore Natural History: University of Nebraska State Museum

Lincoln, NE
United States

Sparking people's interest in the natural world and preserving it for future generations. That is our philosophy at the University of Nebraska State Museum. Established in 1871, the University
of Nebraska State Museum is an active research museum. We are known for our paleontological
collections, especially our iconic hall of ancient elephants, yet we also
maintain over 13 million specimens, ethnographic and archeological
The museum is focused on promoting discovery in natural science, and
fostering scientific understanding and interpretation of the Earth’s
past, present and future through world-class exhibits, collections,
special events, and education. The Museum is a
proud Smithsonian Affiliate and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Annie Mumgaard

Program Details


This is a live discovery and Q&A type program!


Each month the program will include...
• Welcome!
• Introduce the scientist(s) of the day
• Featured scientist shares about the science topic of the month
• Featured scientist talks about their path to becoming a scientist and their work
• Lots of Q & A time