Cal Day at UCMP

Saturday, April 17, 2004

Pondering the T. rex
Answering visitors' questions
9 am–noon, 1–4 pm
Fossils Beneath Our Feet
Ever wonder what fossils lay buried under the Oakland Coliseum? What was discovered while constructing the Caldecott Tunnel? Come see a display of unusual finds from some familiar places.
1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
9 am–4 pm
T. rex and Fossil Prep
Visit T. rex and Pteranodon, buy a museum tee shirt, see fossils being prepared.
Wallace Atrium, outside 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
10 am–noon, 1:30–3:30 pm
Fun with Fossils
Experience the thrill of finding fossils of animals millions of years old in this hands-on activity. You may discover Cretaceous microfossils, gar scales, turtle shells, even dinosaur teeth!
3007 Valley Life Sciences Building
10 am–noon, 1:30–4 pm
Tours of the Museum of Paleontology Collections
See the museum’s extensive collections, normally closed to the public. Tours leave on the half hour from 10–11:30 am and 1:30–3:30 pm. Free tickets are available at the museum’s tee shirt table (they go fast so stop by early and pick up your tickets!).
Wallace Atrium, outside 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
11 am–noon
“Finding ET—The Paleontology of the Solar System”
• A lecture by Integrative Biology Professor Jere Lipps
How paleontological evidence provides information about the geologic history of our solar system and the potential for life on other planets.
2060 Valley Life Sciences Building
Updated April 5, 2004

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