Smithsonian Free Day

Live Stream Programs


Museum of the Rockies (MOR) wants all Montana schoolchildren to be able to engage with museum paleontologists, so we’re bringing the Museum to you! In partnership with Streamable Learning, MOR will connect with classrooms around the state and the country, to learn about paleontology. Programs are always free for Montana schools with advanced registration! No special equipment is required to participate.


Learning from Fossils:
Studying Dinosaur Growth & Behavior

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Grade range: 6th – 12th
Length: 45 minutes Category: Science
Times: 9:10am & 11:10am (MST)

To celebrate Rock and Fossil Week, explore what fossils can tell us about how dinosaurs lived and died. Museum of the Rockies paleontologists will share how cutting fossils and studying thin sections under a microscope can reveal new insight into dinosaur growth and behavior.


Discovering Dinosaurs

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Grade range: 1st – 5th
Length: 45 minutes
Category: Science
Times: 9:10am & 11:10am (MST)

For Dinosaur Week, we're going to explore the dinosaurs on display at Museum of the Rockies. Learn about the dinosaurs that called what is now Montana home during the Cretaceous Period. See real fossils and talk to real paleontologists from the Museum of the Rockies and learn more about dinosaurs!



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