Cal Day at UCMP
Boy with microscope Each April, the University of California, Berkeley campus opens its doors to to thousands of visitors who enjoy hands-on activities, lectures, and much more. UCMP participates by offering a variety of activities for paleontology buffs of all ages.

Dates are posted in advance on the official Cal Day website, and on UCMP's Upcoming Events page.

These pictures of some of UCMP's past Cal Day activities should whet your appetite for Cal Day 2006!

LEFT: Fun with Fossils
Visitors use microscopes to search for Cretaceous microfossils. They find gar scales, turtle shell, and even dinosaur teeth!

BELOW LEFT: Visit with T. rex
A youngster and Tyrannosaurus see eye to eye.

BELOW RIGHT: Our Favorite Fossils
A graduate student shows visitors some cool fossil plants.

Youngster examining T. rex Grad student showing visitors fossil plants
Updated March 23, 2006

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