Mammoth Day - Rediscovered Fossils
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017  1-4 pm

Children's Natural History Museum
4074 Eggers Drive
Fremont, CA 94536   (510)790-6284

 under construction. 

Tues,
Dec 26
The Ancient Oceans!  Learn about life in a Paleozoic Era Ocean, view fossils from the time period and meet a paleontologist in person.

* paint  fossil casts
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 fold  origami fossils
* dig for real fossils
* make clay imprints

Thurs,
Dec 28
Dinosaurs!  Discover dinosaurs from the Mesozoic Era, see dinosaurs and how they would have lived during the time period and meet a paleontologist who helped uncover these giants of long ago.

* paint  dinosaur casts
*
 make paper dinosaur puppets
* design  a dinosaur egg
*
 make clay  imprints
* compare dinosaur footprints

 

Tues,
Jan 2
The Amazing Universe! Explore beyond our Earth as you view stars near and far in the Hall of Stars.  Learn how to identify objects in the night sky and how we have changed our views. Meet an amateur astronomer and learn how you can be one too.

* make constellation finders
*
 create constellation art
* make a solar system  poster
* experience the Miller Stardisk

 

Thursday,
Jan 4
Mega Mammals! Discover the large land mammals that lived during the Ice Age and roamed Fremont.  Learn about the difference between a mammoth and mastodon and what made the saber tooth cat a vicious predator.  Meet a paleontologist and find out how hard it is it unearth these ice age giants.

* paint  fossil casts
*
 pop up mammoth art book
* design  saber cat paper teeth
* compare mega mammal teeth

Sat,
Jan 6
Human Origins!  Investigate the progression of human history from early times through the present.  Learn about the requirements to survive in harsh environments and how early Humans were able to utilize their surroundings to survive.  Meet an Archaeologist and discover the clues left behind from early humans.

* make  shell jewelry
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 design  cave art
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 search for arrow heads
* grind acorns

 

These daily events explore different scientific concepts so students are aware of  the vast coverage of science in different diciplines.  Each day there are 4 activities that engage your child into exploration.  Students get to do make and takes that reinforce concepts and help expand interest and inquiry in the scientific topic of the day. Payment covers the cost of  docent led tour, activities and make and takes plus admission to museum on self guided tours.                                         

Cost per child is $8.00 for non members; $6.00 for members

 Cost per Adult: $4.00 for non members; free for members (please note Children are not allowed to be unattended)

PLEASE PAY AT THE EVENT, includes visit to museum
Children ages 2 and under free with paying adult but must be supervised at all times
please contact us for more information
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  all proceeds go directly into the museum
   
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Math/Science Nucleus
 4074 Eggers Drive, Fremont, California, U.S.A., 94536
 (510) 790-6284 Fax: (510) 790-6089
msn@msnucleus.org