Grades 4-7 | Royal BC Museum presents BC's Mountain Dinosaur - Nov 20, 2019 12:10pm EST

Events > 2019 > November > Grades 4-7 | Royal BC Museum presents BC's Mountain Dinosaur - Nov 20, 2019 12:10pm EST

About this event:

Created by Streamable Learning

Join palaeontologist and evolutionary biologist Dr. Victoria Arbour at the Royal BC Museum. From the museum’s Pocket Gallery, Victoria will lead us through the story of ‘Buster’, a new species in a rare family of dinosaurs called Leptoceratopsidae (cousins Tricerotops). Found out how Buster’s skeleton was discovered and how it helps us understand what British Columbia was like during the Age of Dinosaurs, 67 million years ago.

Grade Range: 4-7

Curriculum: Life Science – Animals, Earth Science – Rocks and Fossils

Supplemental Materials:

-There are many resources available on the Royal BC Museum Learning Portal to help enhance your digital program; video, audio, photos, and lesson plans are right at your fingertips. Here are a few suggested activities and media to explore with your class before or after your program!

-These inquiry questions will help guide exploration of the BC’s Mountain Dinosaur Pathway and how it connects to the BC curriculum.

-Travel to the past with the Learning Portal’s Timeline and see the oldest fossil in our collection.

-Dive into a different Fossil Find and see what can you learn about BC from the McAbee Fossil Beds collection.

-Learn more about Victoria and Buster the dinosaur.