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Dinosaur Day Science Fest

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  • Slide: Dig for fossils in the sandbox

    Dig for fossils in the sandbox

  • Slide: Watch as a real dinosaur bone is prepped by an expert.

    Watch as a real dinosaur bone is prepped by an expert.

  • Slide: Lots of fun activities for kids!

    Lots of fun activities for kids!

  • Slide: Buy educational and fun things!

    Buy educational and fun things!

  • Slide: See fun physics demonstrations!

    See fun physics demonstrations!

Events at Sierra College

The Next Dinosaur Day/Science Fest is Sunday, May 3, 2020

Rocklin Campus, Sewell Hall - Inside and around the Museum
5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677 (GPS will give you the stadium parking lot)
Exit I-80 onto Rocklin Road east, enter West Entrance, Sierra College

Parking is FREE

So many things to do! Here's a sampling of typical activities:

  • Watch paleontologists prepare real fossils
  • Dig in our Dino Pit and try to uncover some yourself
  • See exploding watermelons, freezing flowers, and other experiments with liquid nitrogen
  • Make slime
  • Build a dinobot at the robotics booth
  • Design with our 14,000 Legos©
  • Make a hat or a puppet
  • Get your face painted
  • Tie-dye a shirt (extra fee for materials)
  • Tinker at our MakerSpace
  • Make a bat house (while supplies last)
  • Visit the Dino Store - cool science things, fossilized dino droppings, beautiful minerals and more!
  • See a Planetarium show (the shows are first-come, first-seated; ages 8 and up, please)

There will be 10 food and treat vendors so you won't go hungry!

Here's a flyer of the activities, times and map.

Map of Museum located on the Rocklin Campus of Sierra College

The Sierra College Natural History Museum is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization. All of the proceeds from this event are used throughout the year to maintain our exhibits, provide programming and to make new and exciting installations in the facility. We cannot make the Museum perfect without you!

Photos from the 2019 Event by Daryl Stinchfield 

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