Call Public Education at 785.864.4173 for information.
School Workshops are hands-on programs with activities that take place in the museum's education classroom.
Number of Participants: 15 minimum; 30 maximum (students); Duration: 45 Minutes; Fee: $5 per student (one adult chaperone free for every 5 students)
This workshop is designed for younger students and provides an introduction to geological time and fossils. Hands-on activities include digging for and identifying fossils, and developing dinosaurs complete with scientific names.
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas: LS1.A, LS4.A, LS4.D, ESS1.C
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
ESS1.C: The History of Planet Earth
NGSS Crosscutting concepts
Scale, Proportion, and Quantity
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices
Engaging in argument from evidence.
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Common Core English Language Arts Standards
Language: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use