Super Science Series: Pterosaurs Going Away Party

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History says
Pterosaurs going away party. Soar into the museum for a day of fun-filled Super Science activities about pterosaurs. Compare and contrast prehistoric pterosaurs to animals of today by checking out some cool museum specimens up close. Hunt prey like a pterosaur with hands-on activities. Make your own free pterosaur glider to take home! They fly away on 5/22/16

FIRST FLOOR

HIGHLIGHT TOUR: DINOSAURS IN THEIR TIME | 10:30 & 11 a.m., 12:30 & 1 p.m.
Follow the dinosaur timeline in our premier exhibit, Dinosaurs in Their Time. This family friendly tour meets outside of PaleoLab. Run time: 25 minutes.

SPOTLIGHT: ARCHAEOPTERYX | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Work your way through Dinosaurs in Their Time and look for the staff member with the red flashlight to learn more about this amazing specimen. Often cited as the first bird, this groundbreaking discovery lead scientists to the idea that birds are the direct descendants of dinosaurs.

JURASSIC WORLD | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Earth Theater
Sit back and enjoy the newest installment in the hit series. Runtime: 124 minutes

FULL FEATURE TOUR: DINOSAURS TO BIRDS | Noon & 2 p.m.
Discover the ways in which dinosaurs evolved in to the birds we know today on this family friendly tour! Tour meets outside of Paleolab. Runtime: 50 minutes.

PTEROSAUR BUFFET ACTVITY | Noon – 4 p.m.
Dinosaurs in Their Time Exhibit
Try your hand (or beak!) at hunting for prey like a Pterosaur and snag your favorite meal.

ANIMAL SPECIMENS UP CLOSE | Noon – 4 p.m.
Discovery Basecamp
See and touch some of our coolest flying specimens, and learn how they fly.

LIVE ANIMAL MEET-AND-GREET | 1, 2 & 3 p.m.
Discovery Basecamp Field Tent
Meet one of the museum’s live animal ambassadors during this quick introduction.

SECOND FLOOR
PTEROSAUR GLIDING RANGE | Noon – 4 p.m.
Botany Hall
Craft your FREE pterosaur glider, see how far you can make it glide to catch its “prey,” and take it home with you when you’re finished. Free with admission to Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs.

SPOTLIGHT: QUETZALCOATLUS | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Stop by the T. rex Overlook and find the staff member with the red flashlight to get a glimpse of our largest Pterosaur! Learn how scientists rebuild fossil animals from key evidence.


THIRD FLOOR
SPOTLIGHT: PTEROSAUR JAWS AND TEETH | 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Stop by Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs and find the staff member with the red flashlight to learn more about how pterosaurs ate and how it compares to modern mammals and birds.

LIVE REPTILE SHOW | 3:30 p.m.
Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs
Get acquainted with several of our live reptiles during this full length animal show! Touch, listen, ask questions, and learn as we tell you more about the animals of our living collection. Run time: 30 minutes. Free with admission to Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs.
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By: Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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