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Dinosaurs and Fossils: Key Stage 1 and 2

Pupils will learn about the dinosaurs and fossils that have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast, particularly the Weymouth Bay Pliosaur with the ‘world’s biggest bite’. They will have an opportunity to handle and examine a range of real fossils. Pupils will learn about Mary Anning and get to make their own plaster of paris ammonite.  The session will also include a story and free time in the gallery.

Carousel of 3 activities

  • Jurassic Gallery tour focusing on Mary Anning’s first major find - the ichthyosaur
  • Handle and examine a range of real fossils
  • Make a plaster of paris ammonite to take back to school

Location:

  • Dorset County Museum Jurassic Coast Gallery, Victorian Gallery and Learning Base

Length of session:

  • 2 hours

For more information contact Emma Talbot, Education Officer on 01305 756832 or education@dorsetcountymuseum.org