24hrs of Science - Part 1: Exploring Montreal's marine fossils
This year, for 24 Hours of Science, we are presenting a two-part activity on the marine fossils of Montreal. In the first part, meet Jeanne and Chantal online to discover and learn about Montreal's fossils and:
- Montreal as a tropical sea with an introduction of common animals that fossilized
- Tectonic plates
- The classification of rocks, minerals and fossils
- How to search for fossils and collect data
- This 30-minute online activity is the first part of the fossil exploration activity near Percival-Molson Stadium on May 7, 2022. You do not need to attend the online event to attend the in-person event.
10:00 am in French
11:00 am in English
For all, especially participants aged 7-10.
Presented by Jeanne Paquette (Earth & Planetary Sciences - EPS, McGill University) and Chantal Montreuil (Paleontology Conservation Technician, Redpath Museum)
The zoom link will be sent to you by email the day before the event.