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Stories of SUE, a Fantastic T. rex Fossil

Field Museum

with Jeff Schroder, Public Learning Experiences Coordinator

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About the Field Museum

The Field Museum is a forward-thinking scientific leader on a mission to explore, protect, and celebrate nature and culture. For over 125 years, the Field has taken part in groundbreaking research all over the world while maintaining one of the world’s largest collections of artifacts and specimens, used to inspire discovery, spark public engagement with science, and uncover solutions for a better world.

About the class

Paleontologists can learn more from 67-million-year-old minerals than you might think! In this class, we'll investigate our favorite dinosaur, SUE, by exploring their life and death as we learn more about the fascinating stories that fossils tell us. Come visit SUE, the world's most complete T. rex fossil, for an adventure you won't forget.

Meet your instructor, Jeff.

Jeff is an educator and docent at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL. Since 2013, he has conducted numerous tours and programs on dinosaurs, most recently the ongoing Discovery Adventures and SUE Virtual Tour on the Field Museum's website. Jeff enjoys talking dinos, animals, and debunking myths propagated by certain popular movies and cartoons.


February 10
Wednesday @ 5:30 PM-6:15 PM EST
1 x 45min session (45 minutes)
All ages welcome
(Best for grades 2-6)

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The Love of Learning Series

After you spend time with SUE the T. Rex, choose another class where you can learn for the love of it — through games, activities, and subjects that feel more like fun than school.