Stones & Bones Discovery Tour

Overview

RAIN OR SHINE! Our education staff takes you on a geologic tour of the museum featuring hands-on activities with rock specimens, fossils, and science demonstrations. Students learn about the rock cycle, the geologic history of Delaware, how fossils form, and how to identify some common minerals. This is a slightly longer program and takes two hours to complete.

Stations

  • rock garden / Delaware geologic history
  • Mineral ID
  • Rock cycle passport
  • fossils

Standards

NGSS: MS-ESS1-4, MS-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-3

Details

  • Live Animals: Yes
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Minimum number of students: 15
  • Maximum number of students*: 125 students at the Museum, 25 per small group with Museum Educator
  • Intended Grade Level: 4-8
  • Price*: $10 per participant/student
  • Location: at DelMNS

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