Everything Dinosaur Talks | Now Online!
This 12-part public lecture series is meant to introduce visitors and volunteers to the amazing world of dinosaurs! Dinosaur Ridge’s Education Programs Director, Erin LaCount, delivers fun and educational talks about paleontology all year long. Attend as many as you would like in any order. The Fall 2020 series will now be online. Login information will be sent after registration.
Please note talks are contingent on 4 or more registrations.
Fall Series is now online. Login information will be sent after registration.
September 30 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #2
Talk #2: What IS a Dinosaur? — This second talk covers what dinosaurs are and how they fit in the animal family tree. This also covers what are NOT dinosaurs.
October 7 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #3
Talk #3: Sauropods — This third talk focuses on long-necked dinosaurs, the sauropods!
October 14 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #4
Talk #4: Theropods — This fourth talk focuses on meat-eating dinosaurs – the theropods.
October 21 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #5
Talk #5: Thyreophora Part 1 (Stegosaurs) — This fifth talk focuses on a group of dinosaurs with spikes on the tail and plates along their backs—the stegosaurs.
November 4 | 10-11:30am | Register #6
Talk #6: Thyreophora Part 2 (Ankylosaurs) — This sixth talk focuses on tank dinosaurs—the ankylosaurs.
November 11 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #7
Talk #7: Iguanodonts — This seventh talk focuses on thumb-spiked dinosaurs—the iguanodonts.
November 18 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #8
Talk #8: Hadrosaurs — This eighth talk focuses on the duck-billed dinosaurs—hadrosaurs.
November 25 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #9
Talk #9: Pachycephalosaurs — This ninth talk focuses on the bone-head dinosaurs—pachycephalosaurs.
December 9 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #10
Talk #10: Ceratopsians — This tenth talk focuses on the horned dinosaurs—ceratopsians.
December 16 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #11
Talk #11: Non-Dinosaur Archosaurs — This eleventh talk focuses on archosaurs, the crocodilians, pterosaurs, birds, and a bit on the dinosaurs.
December 23 | 10-11:30am | Register Talk #12
Talk #12: Mammals — This twelfth and final talk focuses on prehistoric mammals.