National Fossil Day
Great Central U.S. Shakeout
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Included with general admission
Join us as we celebrate two exciting science concepts in one day!
- National Fossil Day: Bring in your rocks, fossils and minerals for identification by Alan Brown, director of Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History.
- Great Central US Shakeout: Find out what happens to a doll house during an earthquake simulation. Plus, watch our fault line creep simulation.
Special Sci-Bites program “Earthquake: Can It Happen Here?” at 11:30, 1:30 and 2:30:
- Learn about different types of faults, the history of the New Madrid fault system, and earthquake safety drills. Included with general admission.