Museum Event Details

Virtual Geologic Cores Late Night

Image of an snowy pine treesVirtual Geologic Cores Late Night

Join us on Wednesday, December 1st to learn about all the uses of geologic cores! Scientists use these important tools to see deep into the Earth, everywhere from the ocean floor to the poles!

This virtual, online event will include do-at-home educational activities, a trivia game, and a guest presentation! The event is free and open to visitors of all ages! 

For more information about our late night events, please check out the Late Nights at the Museum page. No registration is required and events are free.



Activity Schedule

6:00 PM EST: Cores Trivia Game

  • How much do you know about geologic cores? Join us and find out!

6:30 PM EST: Craft Activity - Sweet & Salty Ice Cores!

  • Supplies needed: Narrow drinking glass/vase/tube, sugar, salt, black pepper. Optional supplies: Spoon, funnel.

6:50 PM EST: Guest Presentation - Geologic Cores

  • Museum Director, Dr. Lauren Adamo, will give a short presentation about geologic cores and why they are so important to geoscientists!
  • Presentation Recording


Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM EST
Platform: Webex & Live-Streamed to Museum Facebook Page

Event Video Recording

Pandemic Hours

The Rutgers Geology Museum is closed until February 3rd.

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