MINORITY EDUCATION THROUGH TRAVELING AND LEARNING IN THE SCIENCES (METALS)
“Montana Dinosaur Trail Summer Field Trip”
JUNE 20 - 30 2015
GEOSCIENCE FIELD TRIP TO MONTANA
With the University of New Orleans Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
OPEN TO MINORITY STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 11 AND 12
Are you fascinated by the planet Earth? Do you frequently wonder about things like fossils and
ways in which scientists learn about how the Earth has changed over time?
Are you a budding Earth scientist? Always wanted to be a paleontologist?
Do you like to travel, spend time outdoors and learn about the natural world and how it works?
If “yes” is your answer the above questions, you could be chosen to join a group of five students to
travel to Montana this June! We are looking for students who love science and are particularly
interested in Earth Science.
The itinerary will include:
A day in Yellowstone National Park exploring the geothermal features;
A trip near to Bozeman, MT Museum of the Rockies
Visit the Great Falls of the Missouri River
Visit the Montana Dinosaur Trail and collect fossils in the late Cretaceous Judith River Formation
Explore several dinosaur fossil sites and ponder the demise of the dinosaur
If this sounds like a trip you would enjoy, please contact Ms. Dinah Maygarden at the University
of New Orleans Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences: [email protected] or 504280-1374 for more details and to obtain an application form.
Do not Delay – Apply Immediately! Interviews will be conducted during the week of March
16. Final deadline is April 1. There are limited spaces available!