Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Fernbank Science Center Annual National Fossil Day October 19


Fernbank Science Center is hosting its annual National Fossil Day on Saturday, October 19th. From 12:30 to 4:00 PM, the Center will be full of displays of fossils and fun activities for all ages, including the ever-popular shark tooth dig. Fernbank geologist Bill Witherspoon will make a presentation, and there will be samples of Georgia fossils for sale. National Fossil Day is a nationwide celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value. Sites all across the country host their own events. Fernbank Science Center’s Fossil Day has become one of the Center’s most popular events. For more information, see http://fsc.fernbank.edu/fossilday.htm

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