Online Family Fun: Fossil Detectives (14th April 2021)

Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Wednesday 14 April 2021 (11:00-14:00)

Lizzy Goodger, Learning and Community Development Officer


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Lapworth Museum of Geology: Fossil Detectives Family Event

Fossil Detectives : discovering clues about the past

Part of the Campus of Curiosities Family Festival

This online event is free of charge. Booking is required.

Unearth millions of years of secrets hidden in the fossil record.

Put on your metaphorical detective hat and join the Lapworth Museum of Geology as we discover what clues fossils can give us about animals and plants of the past. Explore the museum collections and learn what fossil detectives have uncovered about these amazing objects.

In this 40 minute talk with Lizzy (Learning and Community Development Officer), learn how fossils form and why fossils are important to our understanding of the past. Participants can download an optional activity sheet prior to the session below.

Age recommendation: 5+
This event is online. Please register for the event using the link provided. You only need to register once for your household.

Wednesday 14th April Sessions

Register for the 11am session 

Register for the 1pm session

Click here to download the optional activity sheet

About the Campus of Curiosities Festival

2 - 18 April 2021, online via Zoom.

Join the Barber, the Lapworth Museum of Geology, and University Music for a free online family festival full of campus curiosities - as we celebrate nature and springtime together. 

Let your imagination soar above the clouds in The Barber's poetry workshop with artist Sipho Ndlovu and and be inspired by the art in their galleries to make your very own 3D landscape! Delve under the earth with the Lapworth Museum to uncover millions of years of secrets and join University Music as you become a sound explorer and record noises of nature that you can find around you.

Find further information about the festival's workshops and the Sound Explorer project here