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Dinosaurs and Birds - The Link Between Them

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Virtual Dinosaur Family Night

Monday, July 19  |  6pm – 7pm  |  Free for FOM members ($10/family for non-members)  |  Register by July 18

Do you love plant eating dinosaurs? Join us as we step away from the carnivorous collection at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum and focus on your favorite herbivores. We’ll explore enormous, long-necked sauropods, armored ankylosaurs, and so much more.

 

 

Scientist of the Month

Saturdays, August 7 and September 4  |  11am – 1pm  |  Location: KPM Lobby  |  Free Drop-In Program

Learn about women and underrepresented people in science, then do an experiment based on their field of study. A different scientist is featured each month. All experiment materials are single use, or thoroughly cleaned after each use.

 

 

Lake Shore Fossil Hunting

Saturday, August 21  |  1pm – 3pm  |  Free for FOM members ($10/person for non-members)  |  Register here

Go on an exciting hunt for fossils along Lake Michigan where you will discover clues to Kenosha’s ancient past. 430 million years ago this area was part of a tropical reef in a warm, shallow sea teeming with life, and the evidence is still here.  Meet at the Kenosha Public Museum, then head to the lake shore. Participants must bring their own transportation to the sites.

 

 

Museum Munchkins

Wednesdays  |  9:30am – 10am  |  Location: Outside KPM (in case of inclement weather, we will move inside the museum)

Get your preschooler excited about science and the world around them through stories, songs and activities using pieces from the museum collection.

JUNE:  23 – Alligators;  30 – Honey Bees

JULY:  7 – Eagles;  14 – Snails;  21 – Cows;  28 – Triceratops

AUGUST:  4 – Quokkas;  11 – Rhinoceros;  18 – Sea Turtles;  25 – Pike

 

 

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