october, 2014

16oct9:30 am- 8:30 pmNational Fossil Day & The Great ShakeOut at ISM

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National Fossil Day & Great Shake OutIllinois State Museum Got Fossils

October 16 · 9:30 am to 8:30 pm
Free & open to the public

In celebration of Earth Science week, the Museum will present hands-on, science activities relating to earthquakes and fossils. Activities will include testing building designs on a shake table, seismic experiments, making rubbings with real fossils, and interacting with scientists.

Special events will include an international earthquake drill at 10:16 am, a special fossil displays from 5:00-7:00 pm, and a talk entitled Central U.S. Earthquakes: What We Know and What to Expect given by Robert Bauer from the Illinois State Geological Survey at 7:00 pm.



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Illinois State Museum

502 S. Spring St., Springfield, IL

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