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Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Address: 
5608 Tenth Avenue
Kenosha , WI , 53140
Phone: (262) 653-4450
42° 35' 2.1048" N, 87° 49' 25.032" W
Contact name: 
Doug Dammann - Education Manager
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The Dinosaur Discovery Museum in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is the only museum to focus on the link between meat-eating dinosaurs and birds, one of the most complete known fossil records. In association with the Carthage Institute of Paleontology (CIP) and its on-site laboratory, the Dinosaur Discovery Museum presents current, ongoing research in the study of dinosaurs. The Dinosaur Discovery Museum collaborates with the CIP in dinosaur research, field work, and education programs. This includes the collection and preservation of dinosaur specimens for its research collections.

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Excavating Dinosaurs
PUBLISHED

Grades: 2 – 5
Duration: 45 minutes
Students will learn what fossils are and how they are formed, how a paleontologist finds and excavates them, and what tools and techniques are used. They will hear stories from the field, see actual dinosaur specimens, and get a behind the scenes look at the museum collections room and lab where fossils are prepared.

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Nature
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
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What is a Dinosaur?
PUBLISHED

Grades: PreK – 2
Duration: 30-40 minutes
Streamed live from the gallery of the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, students will learn about what separates dinosaurs from other prehistoric animals, what fossils are and how they are made, and get up close with the specimens on display using observation and pattern recognition skills to uncover connections between prehistoric and modern dinosaurs.

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Nature
Preschoolers
Early Elementary School
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