Educator-Led ProgramsCretaceous Crime Scene

Challenge your students' investigative skills to uncover forensic clues in a palaeontological mystery. As they pursue leads like scarred bone, footprints, and weapons, students learn how palaeontologists and geologists use scientific evidence to reconstruct the past. This program now has two different crime scene scenarios for investigation.

Booking Information

Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Outside North America


When booking your program please ensure you have the following information:

  • School name and address (including street, town or city, province, and postal code)
  • School phone and fax numbers
  • Student information (grade(s), number of students, teachers, and chaperones attending)


6 -11

Class Size

15 - 30 students




1 hour

Curriculum Connections

Grade 6 Science Evidence & Investigation
Grade 7 Science Interactions & Ecosystems; Planet Earth
Grade 8 Science Freshwater & Saltwater Systems
Grade 9 Science Biological Diversity
Grade 11 Biology 20 Ecosystems and Population Change
  Science 20 Changes in Living Systems
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