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Dinosaur Discovery Day

Saturday, December 2, 2017

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The whole day is devoted to digging into dinosaurs and learning about the newest discoveries in paleontology. How do scientists learn about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals?

  • Take part in a fossil dig
  • Make your own cast of a dinosaur tooth or claw
  • Talk with paleontologists from U-M’s Museum of Paleontology
  • Make a dinosaur hatWatch "Did An Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs" in the Planetarium at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., or 3:30 p.m.  (Planetarium prices are $5 for adults, seniors, & children.)  Child friendly program.
  • Meet U-M scientists and participate in hands-on activities to learn about their research at our Scientist Spotlight tables.

This is a FREE event and no registration is necessary.  Sponsored by: