August 15, 2019 JURASSIC JACKS EVENTS – SUMMER 2019

JURASSIC JACKS EVENTS – SUMMER 2019

Dinosaur Footprints – trace fossils were formed Millions of years ago when, dinosaurs walked or ran through wet soil. that over millions of years hardened into sedimentary rock. Then weathering and geological forces gradually revealed the buried tracks, leaving a valuable record for Paleontologists about dinosaur behaviour. Find your own footprints by joining a Fossil […]

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February 8, 2019

What is a rock?

Some rocks are harder than others like granite and Marble make good building materials as they don’t wear away easily. What is Permeable Rock? Chalk and Sandstone are soft rocks which wear away easily. Rocks like sandstone or chalk, easily soak up water, because of this property, they are called permeable rock or porous rock. […]

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June 17, 2018 dinosaur foot print_

Dinosaur Foot Prints

Dinosaur Footprints – trace fossils were formed Millions of years ago when, dinosaurs walked or ran through wet soil. that over millions of years hardened into sedimentary rock. Then weathering and geological forces gradually revealed the buried tracks, leaving a valuable record for Paleontologists about dinosaur behaviour. Find your own footprints by joining a Fossil […]

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June 17, 2018

Coprolite – Dinosaur Poo!

Dinosaur coprolite (Dinosaur Poo) is fossilized animal dung. Like other fossils, coprolites have had much of their original composition replaced by mineral deposits such as silicates and calcium carbonates. The name is derived from the Greek words κόπρος (kopros, meaning “dung”) and λίθος (lithos, meaning “stone”).They serve a valuable purpose in paleontology because they provide […]

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