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Summer 2022 Paleo Talks

Date: May 26, 2022 - August 11, 2022

Join us every Thursday this summer from May 26 until August 11 to learn about different ancient animals! Each day has a different animal we will explore with fossils, facts, and an activity.
In addition, attend as many talks as you can to earn prizes. For attending 3 talks you can choose a real fossil. For attending 6 talks, pick out a dinosaur toy. And for 10 talks, you get a special tour of our fossil preparation lab (please schedule your tour in advance once you’ve attended 10 talks by emailing Jaleesa Buchwitz at You’ll have until the end of 2022 to schedule a tour.
Paleo Talks are included with regular admission and run 10am to 5pm.


May 26Crocodiles Color your own crocodile
June 2 Armored DinosaursPlay a movement dice game
June 9Micro-FossilsView tiny fossils under a microscope
June 16Horned DinosaursCreate your own dinosaur eye mask
June 23Geo ExperimentsWatch demonstrations at 11am, 1pm & 3pm
June 30Meat-EatersPlay dinosaur Bingo
July 7Tracks & TracesPlay-doh dinosaur footprints
July 14Long-necked DinosaursMake a dinosaur out of marshmallows
July 21TriopsDecorate an exoskeleton (box)
July 28Weird InvertebratesCreate a dinosaur out of pasta
August 4Flying ReptilesPaper airplane contest
August 11Duck-billed DinosaursMaking dinosaur noises