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Monday, March 21, 2016

Dinosaurs, Fossils and Bones...Oh My!

Museum of Natural History at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Here are some photos from our recent trip to the Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, MA. Although we saw so much more, here are a few snapshots from our day....

In the mammal room.

An alpaca from South America.

Having a 'whale' of a time!

"This was a turtle's shell?!!!!!"

Learning about trace fossils and remains fossils with our museum teacher.

"We just touched fossilized WHAT?!?!?"

Matt and Ryan looking at a trace fossil of a fern.

Danisha compares the difference between a bone and a fossilized bone. 

"Whoa. This is heavy!"

Sofie sees seashell imprints in this piece of rock.

Jake looks at another piece of trace fossil evidence.
Comparing prehistoric trilobites to the horseshoe crab of today.

Danisha pretends to be in Burlington during the Ice Age!

Traces and remains of fossils. Can you find the wooly mammoth hair?

"That was a mastodon tooth! Wow!"

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