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Digging Dinosaurs

Fossil science for the holidays!
A look at ancient organisms, their traces,
relationships & extinction theories

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  • T-Rex replica skeleton lying on the floor
  • Megalodon, Spinosaurus and Edmontosaurus teeth
  • Dinosaur bone replicas
  • Horseshowe crab fossil replicas
T-Rex replica skeleton lying on the floor1 Megalodon, Spinosaurus and Edmontosaurus teeth2 Dinosaur bone replicas3 Horseshowe crab fossil replicas4
Hands-on Palaeontology for the Holidays!

Your kids will have a roaring great time as they learn about dinosaurs in this hands on workshop designed to look at palaeontology in a realistic way.

- Check out life size replica of the Velociraptor dinosaur skull and come face to face with T-Rex!
- Work like a real paleontologist; dig out and analyse the specimens found.
- Find out how fossils are formed and how it's easy to find them on the beach.
- Feel replica dinosaur skin and compare it with modern animals.
- Go beyond dinosaurs to look at Australian megafauna.
- Make casts of ancient creatures to keep and more!

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Lots of hands on activities and great presentations. The activities were appropriate for the levels of students and showed that science is fun 

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Hands-on holiday science program all about fossils!

fossil egg replica
parasaurolophus replica

Workshop experiment stations

Dinosaur dig out Organise your team to excavate your specimens
Dan the Duck Bill Replica of a parasaurolophus skull. It's head crest made many loud sounds!
Dino Eggs What did they look like? What did the embryo's look like inside?
Sands of Time Look at how sedimentation helps to form fossils
Scaly skin Compare modern animal skins to the replica dinosaur skin
Casting creatures Makes casts of ancient organism impressions
Hip to Hip Compare dinosaur hips with anatomical models of a bird and lizard
Birds are Dinos? Check out the archaeopteryx, a possible precursor to modern birds
For the record Geological record shows a mass extinction 65 million ago. Why did it occur?
T-rex Puzzle Mix and match the right bones to form a replica T-Rex skeleton.
Terry Triceratops Meet the cuddly Triceratops puppet and learn about Cretaceous herbivores
Talking Teeth Work out which teeth belong to which extinct or modern animal

For us to provide the best possible learning experience, the materials used during the presentation may be varied to suit the conditions and the audience. Please chat with our presenter if there is a particular focus that you'd like us to cover.
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  • Appropriate for ages 5 and up with a maximum of 30 children per class
  • 10 to 12 Tables arranged around a room. Chairs are not required.
  • Access to 2 electrical power sockets
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes


  • $420 inc. GST for 60 minutes or $510 for 90 minutes per workshop

    Call 1300 856 828or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your site

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For sites outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your site as part of a regional visit

We don't charge per site as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your office. Most sites tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions please contact us.

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