make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Archaeology Week teaches kids about local fossils

READ MORE:
dino300.jpg
From furry four legged friends to creatures that walked millions of years ago, Tuesday kids learned all about dinosaurs that once lived in our own backyard. For Archaeology Week at the Children's Museum of Wilmington, Cape Fear Community College professor Dr. Rocks, Phil Garwood, showed kids dinosaur fossils found in our area. One fossil belonged to the duck billed dinosaur, also called the Hadrosaurid, which was discovered in Castle Hayne. The students also learned how this dinosaur likely died. “The dinosaur stepped in water, a shark bite him and now he has a tooth in his leg, said camper Carly Farmer. The kids also got to touch some of the fossils. The camp runs through Friday.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

A reply for the previous guest.

Whoever posted the reply regarding this subject matter being of paleontology, and not archeology - I thank you.

Archaeology (?) Week

Maybe I'm just being picky but the study of dinosaurs is paleontology, not archaeology.

A reply for the previous guest.

Whoever posted the comment above, I thank you.