Dinosaur Day – Science Fest
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10
Where: Sewell Hall, Sierra College Natural History Museum, 5000 Rocklin Road
Cost: Children 4-12 $7; adults $10; children under 4 free (free parking)
The Sierra College Natural History Museum will present the 2013 Dinosaur Day – Science Fest: Surviving Change, on Sunday, March 10.
This year, along with displays and activities surrounding the study of dinosaurs, Dinosaur Day – Science Fest will include demonstrations in paleontology and physics, and a planetarium show. This biennial event continually grows in popularity, offering the community a day of lively lectures, fun activities and a chance to get an up-close look at the collection of natural history specimens housed in the museum. Included in its collection of fossil dinosaurs are a triceratops skull, a pachycephalosaurus skull, T-rex skull replica, dinosaur leg bones, a giant theropod footprint and a full mount cast of a hypsilophodont.
Activities include live animal shows, new technologies, chemistry shows, physics shows, planetarium shows, making real slime with chemists, custom T-shirts, a Science Club barbecue featuring “dino nuggets,” dinosaur artwork, meeting paleontologists and seeing a dinosaur be delivered to the museum.