Heritage Education – Fossil Handling Workshop

A 2 hour workshop for Key Stage 2 delivered at Market Hall Museum.
 
Hands on exploratory workshop looking at the Jurassic fossils of Warwickshire. Handle fossils found in Warwickshire and discover the tropical sea they lived in. There is also the opportunity to look at the fossils on display at the Market Hall Museum.
 
Discuss whether the Cruxicheiros newmanorum dinosaur had feathers or scales. Why do you think dolphins and Jurassic ichthyosaurs have evolved to be so similar?
 
 
The workshop includes;
 
Handling real Jurassic fossils.
Learn the names of fossils found in Warwickshire.
Introduction to how fossils are formed.
Guided activities in the galleries.
Investigate the effect of habitat on evolution.
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