Dinosaurs and More
The Peabody’s Great Hall
The Peabody’s Great Hall was specifically designed to hold the large dinosaur specimens collected by O. C. Marsh.

Grade Level: Grades K through 6
Science Content Standards: K.2, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 3.2, 4.2, 6.2
Language Arts Content Standards: 1.2

Description: Meeting in the Museum's Great Hall, which has 9 dinosaur skeletons on display including a 65-foot Brontosaurus, this program provides an introduction to the Yale Peabody Museum and its outstanding collection of prehistoric animals.  These include dinosaurs, marine reptiles, flying reptiles and early birds.  Concepts such as evolution, adaptation, extinction, fossilization and habitat will be presented and students will have opportunities to handle actual fossils and casts.  The Museum's Pulitzer Award-winning mural The Age of Reptiles, by Rudolph Zallinger will also be introduced.

 

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