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Mammoths and Mastodons Field Trip Planning Workshop

Museum of Science

Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Mammoths and Mastodons Field Trip Planning Workshop

Saturday, October 20 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Grades 3 - 8

Come learn about our newest traveling exhibition Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age.  Travel back to a time when humans shared the stage with woolly giants! Examine full-scale replicas of massive Ice Age mammals, including Lyuba, a nearly perfectly preserved baby mammoth, and experience the world of these larger-than-life creatures.

Participants will visit this temporary exhibit to explore evolution, consider interactions between these organisms and early humans, and find out how scientists excavate, analyze and learn about these ancient animals.  A discussion on planning effective field trips will take a look at how to connect Mammoths and Mastodons and other exhibit spaces to curriculum content.  We will examine several exhibit related resources for classroom lessons. Our staff will also provide an overview of the Educator Resource Center services and programs, emphasizing support for teachers as learners.


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Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Museum of Science

The Museum takes a hands-on approach to science, engineering and technology, attracting about 1.5 million visitors a year via its programs and 700 interactive exhibits. Founded in 1830, the Museum was first to embrace all the sciences under one roof. Highlights include the Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 3-D Digital Cinema and Butterfly Garden. Reaching 25,000 teens a year worldwide via the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, the Museum also leads a 10-year, $41 million National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network of science museums. The Museum’s “Science Is an Activity” exhibit plan has been awarded many NSF grants and influenced science centers worldwide. Its National Center for Technological Literacy® aims to enhance knowledge of engineering and technology for people of all ages and inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and scientists. The Museum is ranked #3 by Parents Magazine in its list of the country’s “Ten Best Science Centers." For more information, visit

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