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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners participate in a simulated dig to discover fossilized dinosaur bones. Learners take notes, make a map and propose theories about dinosaurs. This can be used as a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore the work of paleontologists. Learners discuss what paleontologists do and then role-play as paleontologists in a "Paleontologist Dig." A sand table,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners rotate through several learning and play stations to explore dinosaurs and paleontologists. At these stations, learners use sand and dinosaur bone replicas to create a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this outdoor archaeology activity, learners use mathematical skills and scientific inquiry to generate and process information from their own excavation site. Learners use household materials to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 30-36), learners simulate a dig for ancient pollen, to experience how paleobotanists study fossilized pollen in rocks to learn about early geological and climatological...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this archaeology-related activity, learners build their own time capsule and choose a storage location and a date to reopen it. While constructing, learners are asked to consider how people in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Ancient trash tells archaeologists a lot about the past. In this activity, learners take a close look inside their trash can and think about the clues it offers about their lives. Learners separate...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, pairs of learners will create two make-believe dig sites by burying chicken bones in plaster of Paris--a powder that hardens when wet. Then, learners try to excavate (dig out)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners discover that plants aren't just shoots (stem, branches, leaves, and flowers) growing above ground, but contain plenty of roots growing underground—more than...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Nuffield Foundation
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    In this activity, learners collect worms and then observe how they move. If learners have never heard the noise a worm makes when it moves on a piece of paper, a surprising new experience awaits...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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