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Museum of Earth - Sixth grade field trip


 Sixth Grade Field Trip to the Museum of the Earth
 
Digging for fossils, touching a glacier, and watching a dinosaur’s vertebrae being unearthed from a rock were just a few of the activities sixth grade students participated in while visiting the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca during a recent field trip.  The museum houses one of the nation’s largest fossil collections and provides the public with a unique opportunity to explore 4.5 billion years of Earth’s history through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions.
Students spent the day exploring the museum’s exhibits, completing a scavenger hunt, and participating in a hands-on program that provided fossil evidence showing New York was once under a sea.  The field trip to the museum enhanced the sixth grade’s science unit on Earth’s history, giving students an opportunity to bring what they learned in the classroom to life.
Do you know what the official state fossil of New York is?  Just ask a sixth grade student!


                                  
               

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Fabius, NY 13063

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