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Ranger with Ipad talk

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In this activity a ranger will remotely (using an I-Pad) orient students (also using I-Pads or other bridged media forms) with the larger setting of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, and spend time with them describing a large diorama exhibit in the Visitor Center. This sensational, life-sized exhibit focuses on the sometimes bizarre animals that roamed these prairies 20 million years ago and are known today through their fossils discovered nearby.

How to Participate

Contact our helpful rangers at 308-668-2211 or 308-436-9760 to reserve a time for the activity.


Geology, Paleontology
National/State Standards:
Nebraska  K - 2nd: 1.1, 2.1.1.a, 2.1.1.d  3rd - 5th: 1.2, 5.1.2.a, 3.4, 5.3.4.a  6th - 8th: 4.4, 8.4.4.b  9th - 12th: 3.4, 12.3.4.c, 4.4, 12.4.4, 12.4.4.b
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