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Ancient life comes back to life at ISU Idaho Museum of Natural History Oct. 17

Posted October 1, 2012

The Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History will present National Fossil Day Oct. 17 from 2 to 7 p.m.

Activities will be located in the Discovery Science Center and will introduce fossils, the fossilization process and fossil identification.  These free activities are appropriate for children and families through sixth grade.

Other activities include a special behind-the-scenes peek at the IMNH's paleontological artifacts. This collection includes the largest assemblage in the world of the ancient shark, Helicoprion, as well as the Bison latifrons. Two half-hour tours are available at no cost.

Contact the museum at 208-282-2195 or pokekell@isu.edu to sign up for Group A at 6 p.m. or Group B at 6:30 p.m. and for additional information.

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