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VFT Information
Title:Fossil Finds in Volcanic Ash
Description:

The 30-minute tour, provides a close-up view of the amazing fossils at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park.

Our educator presents an overview of the discoveries made at the Park and steps into the fossil bed to give the participants a first-hand look at some of the rhino, horse and camel skeletons there.  Time is left for plenty of questions!

Participants will learn more about the field of paleontology, fossils, and geology.

 


Subject(s):AgricultureScienceSocial Science
Grade Levels:Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
VFT Type:Talk to the Expert
URL:http://ashfall.unl.edu/VFT_Ashfall.pdf
Meeting Time:Tuesday-Friday, Mid-March through Mid-October
Duration:30 minutes
Registration Info:

Reservations are required and must be made via our website at ashfall.unl.edu/educators or
by telephone during regular business hours at (402) 893-2000.


Have an alternate date and time available when making reservations as scheduling is on a first
call basis.


Book this Virtual Field Trip Today >> https://goo.gl/forms/uHbVii8YuNnElykA2

Apply for the Virtual Field Trip Mini-Grant >> http://netasite.org/?page_id=4822

Tech Requirements:

Connection is made via Zoom.

A confirmation of the reservation will be sent with all pertinent information.

Background information for your students is available at: www.ashfall.unl.edu 

Cost:$100.00
Additional Cost Info:

Provider Information
Provider Name:Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
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Description:Visit “one of the wonders of the natural world” without leaving your classroom. No need to schedule transportation or pack a lunch to visit Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park. Our educators and scientists interact with your students through our live, interactive videoconferencing program.

The 30-minute tour, provides a close-up view of these amazing fossils. Our educator presents an overview of the discoveries made at the Ashfall Park and steps into the fossil bed to give the participants a first-hand look at some of the rhino, horse and camel skeletons there. Time is left for plenty of questions!
URL:http://ashfall.unl.edu/educators.html
Contact:Annie Mumgaard
Phone Number:402-893-2000
Email:amumgaard@unl.edu