Connecting the environment of the ancient past with the natural and cultural history of yesterday and today.



Activities in

Paleontology and Geology

We have developed several activities than can be used in your classroom (or at home).

Why We Aren't Filter Feeders...

Discover different ways animals gather food. Why do we eat the foods that are different than a brachiopod or nurse shark?

Edible Ecosystems...

Have fun making and eating an ancient ecosystem. Explore what makes an ecosystem!


Building a crinoid...

Design and build a model crinoid (sea lily). What problems to you have to solve to make it work?


A Look at Sediment

Activities to explore sediment deposits along streams.

Have fun learning!


Updated October 25, 2016