Late Nights

Image of an allosaurus skullVirtual Fossils Late Night

In celebration of Earth Science Week and National Fossil Day, join us on Wednesday, October 6th and take a step back in time to discover the different types of dinosaurs and other creatures that inhabited Earth during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras!

This virtual, online event will include do-at-home educational activities, a trivia game, and a guest presentation about fossil reptiles! 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: Fossil Trivia Game

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

6:30 PM EST: Dinosaur Fossils Activity

  • Supplies Needed: Playdoh/Clay, School Glue, Small Toy Dinosaurs/Animals

6:50 PM EST: Guest Presentation - Biting Bones: Dinosaurs, Komodo Dragons, and the Importance of Ugly Fossils

  • Dr. Domenic D'Amore, Professor at Daemen College, will give a short presentation about fossil reptiles and his research on reptile feeding damage preserved in the fossil record! Be sure to stay until the end if you have any questions!
  • Link to Presentation Recording


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

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