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Ceratopsian Stories

Utahceratops

Ceratopsians are a diverse and beloved dinosaur group, and many roamed through the area we now call Utah! Join Carrie Levitt-Bussian, NHMU Paleontology Collections Manager, for a Q&A for 3rd-6th and 6th-12th graders. We will also have a dinosaur themed story time for our younger learners with an NHMU Educator. Bring the wonder of NHMU directly into the classroom through these online webinars!


Q&A with Paleontologist Carrie Levitt-Bussian

Carrie Levitt-Bussian is a paleontologist and the Paleontology Collections Manager at the Natural History Museum of Utah. She manages over 50,000 paleontological specimens, which includes vertebrate, invertebrate, and botanical fossils. She received her Masters of Science from the University of Utah in 2013. Her expertise is in ceratopsian limb bone histology, looking at tissues under microscopes to study how animals, like triceratops, grew and what their metabolism was like when they were alive.

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Join NHMU Educator Katie Worthen to read Dinosaur Lady by Linda Skeers and answer paleontology questions from students.

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Paleontologist Carrie Levitt-Bussian shares about what it is like to be a paleontologist including why she sometimes licks rocks! Join NHMU Educator Katie in a conversation with Carrie and learn the answers to student questions.

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Paleontologist Carrie Levitt-Bussian shares information about different certopsians and what paleontologists are looking for when they study fossils. Join NHMU Educator Katie in a conversation with Carrie and learn the answers to student questions.

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