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Science Kids rocks class offered July 1-2

SHERIDAN — Science Kids is holding a two-day “Rocks in My Head” class for kids ages 12-14.

Instructor Dave Nicolarsen, a professional geologist, will lead the students in exploring and learning about geology and the rocks of our area. Attendees will see a petrified forest with trees still standing as they were 75 million years ago and learn how to dig for dinosaur bones in the Sheridan College quarry south of Buffalo.
Participants will also learn to use lab equipment to preserve the bones and put together and label a display of rocks found in the Bighorn Mountains.

The class is July 1-2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost is $85 and all materials will be provided.

Participants should dress appropriately for outdoor activities and bring a snack, lunch, water bottle, hat and sunscreen.

See www.science-kids.org for more information or to register for the event.

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