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The DIG Field School

The DIG Field School connects K-12 teachers with Burke and UW scientists at active field research sites. Teachers participate in current scientific investigations into the extinction of dinosaurs and the rise of mammals, gaining hands-on field experience and increasing their confidence teaching Earth sciences.

DIG Field School is free for teachers, and includes: four days at an active paleontological field research site; Continuing Education Units for participants; lesson plans and course materials; and ongoing educational coaching.

Learn more about the DIG Field School experience and how to apply by clicking the button below.

DIG Field School

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2011 DIG participant collects fossils.
Professor Greg Wilson lectures on local geology at the Fort Peck Reservoir.