Pupils will handle fossils formed in the tropical seas of Jurassic Warwickshire. They will learn about the rock cycle and how fossils are formed.
The session also includes the chance to discover the fossils on display, including cruxicheiros newmanorum – the Warwickshire dinosaur.
Handling real Jurassic fossils
Learning the names of fossils found in Warwickshire
Learning about the rock cycle and how fossils are formed
Guided activities in the museum galleries
Handling different rocks from around Warwickshire
Investigating the effect of habitat on evolution
Pupils will be able to:
Identify different fossils from Warwickshire
Discuss how fossils are formed
Identify sedimentary rocks and place them on a geological map
Explain why the Jurassic Ichthyosaur and the modern dolphin have evolved to be similar