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Dinosaur Day - Science Fest in Rocklin

The Sierra College Natural History Museum presents the 2013 Dinosaur Day - Science Fest Sunday, March 10, 2013 9am - 4pm at the Sierra College Rocklin Campus, Sewell Hall, both inside and outside.  The Sierra College Natural History Museum presents the 2013 Dinosaur Day - Science Fest: Surviving Change, on Sunday, March 10, 2013.

This is a fun all-day family adventure. This year along with displays and activities surrounding the study of dinosaurs, Dinosaur Day-Science Fest will include demonstrations in paleontology and physics, and a planetarium show. This biennial event continually grows in popularity offering the community a day of lively lectures, fun activities and a chance to get an up-close look at the amazing collection of natural history specimens housed in the Museum located on the Rocklin Campus of Sierra College. Included in its collection of fossil dinosaurs are a triceratops skull, a pachycephalosaurus skull, T-rex skull replica, dinosaur leg bones, a giant theropod footprint and a full mount cast of a hypsilophodont.

 Things to do:

  • See live animal shows
  • Learn about new technologies that help us carry on
  • Examine the remarkable animals around us
  • Cool Chemistry shows
  • Fantastic Physics shows
  • Out of this world Planetarium shows
  • Make real slime with chemists
  • Watch your custom t-shirt be created
  • Science Club BBQ featuring Dino Nuggets
  • Take a spin on the Eco Wheel
  • Create your own dinosaur artwork
  • Have fun with math
  • Meet paleontologists and watch them prepare a real fossil
  • See new exhibits in the Natural History Museum
  • Be there when a dinosaur is delivered to the museum

Free Parking for the day.

The Rocklin Campus is located at 5000 Rocklin Road, in Rocklin. Pricing: Children 4-12 $7, Adults $10, Children under 4 Free. Free parking.

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