Thursday, 25 February 2016

Dinosaur takeover! 14-18th March, Bristol

Dinosaur takeover!
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
14 - 18 March 2016 - Part of British Science Week
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery will be celebrating British Science Week (11-20 March 2016), with a Dinosaur Takeover!  Bristol Museums have partnered with dinosaur experts at the University of Bristol to deliver an exciting half day experience for school groups in the region, packed with thrilling dinosaur-related activities.
Central to the day, Dino Debs and Dino Dan will lead a 90 minute workshop, accompanied by other postgraduate students from The University of Bristol.  School children will be able to handle and examine fossils, get up close to The Bristol Dinosaur, take part in a dino-dig and learn about dino food chains. Pupils will also have time to explore the museum’s dinosaur gallery and permanent exhibits with their teachers. Plus, each child can take home a keepsake fossilised shark’s tooth.
Also -  any school that books a Dinosaur Takeover workshop at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery between 14-18 March, will also be given the chance to book a free in-school follow-up session led by postgraduate students from the University of Bristol.
Dinosaur takeover sessions are suitable for Years 1 to 4. Workshops are bookable morning and afternoon from Monday 14 – Friday 18 March 2016. Each workshop can accommodate groups of up to 35 pupils. More than one workshop can be booked. 
The workshops are charged at £6 per pupil, with accompanying adults free and the opportunity to book a complimentary in-school follow-up session led by postgraduate students from The University of Bristol.A special Dinosaur Takeover! workshop for Home Educators has also been developed and will take place at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 18 March between 12.20-2pm, charged at £5 per child. Advanced booking required.
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