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Rutgers Geology Museum Hosts Open House

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Presentations on natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and their impacts will be held in Scott Hall and are open to the public at the Rutgers Geology Museum’s 52nd Annual Open House. There will also be hands-on activity sessions for kids, a mineral sale and rock and mineral identification in Scott Hall, and make-and-take stations in the Rutgers Geology Museum. Field Station Dinosaurs will bring its baby Hadrosaurus puppet and will also offer hands-on activities for visitors. All events are free and no preregistration is required.

Channels: Dinosaurs, Education, Family and Parenting, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Volcanoes, Geology,

21-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
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Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Volcanoes,

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