September 2018

28Sept(Sept 28)6:00 PM(Sept 28)6:00 PMRock Party! Geology Open House & Dinosaur Presentation @ U of UDo you like gemstones, dinosaurs, or meteorites?  Want to meet real ROCK stars?Geology Geophysics Department, Frederick Albert Sutton BuildingEvent Type:Benefits, Outreach & Charity,Lectures/Discussions/Presentations,Art & Museum Exhibits,Science, Technology

Time

(Friday) 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location

Geology Geophysics Department, Frederick Albert Sutton Building

115 S 1460 E, SLC UT 84112

Event Description

Do you like gemstones, dinosaurs, or meteorites?  Want to meet real ROCK stars? (Of course, you do!)
Do you want to see firsthand how cool new technologies, like virtual reality and drones, are being used in Geology?
(You don’t want to miss this!)
Do you ever find yourself in awe over Utah’s beautiful geological landscapes? (Don’t we all!)
Do you want to learn more about VERY COOL college degrees and careers related to Geology? (Trust me, you
do!)
If so, this night is for YOU (and your family, friends, and students)!
FREE Admissions, FREE Parking (100 S 1455 E). Open to the public. Lots of fun for all ages!
 “Unearthing Utah’s Lost Worlds: New Discoveries from the Age of Dinosaurs” by Dr. Randall Irmis, Chief
Curator, Natural History Museum of Utah & Associate Professor, U of U Geology & Geophysics (7-8pm)
 Trebuchet launching treats for kids! (6:30pm & 8:30pm)!
 Delicious refreshments (8-9pm)!
 Take a virtual reality tour of some of Utah’s majestic red rock arches!
 Play with our new augmented reality sandbox!
 Earn a Birthquake Certificate from the Utah Geological Survey Hazards Division!
 Learn about Meteorites collected by our Antarctic explorer!
 Tour our amazing collection of rocks, minerals, gems, & meteorites!
 Check out our Seismology Station that is measuring earthquakes!
 Lots of fun hands-on activities and games; enter to win lots of prizes!
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Geophysics” events and news.

Ticket Price

FREE

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