MSU Science Festival | Dr. Scott Talks Dinosaurs

Apr 22, 2015

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs, and more dinosaurs! WKAR and Curious Crew were recently in your community exploring with Dr. Scott Sampson at the 2015 Michigan State University Science Festival.

Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train, at Michigan Science Festival. Sponsored by WKAR Curious Crew.
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The MSU Science Festival is a free multi-day celebration of science, fueled by some of the basic elements essential to scientific inquiry: curiosity, wonder, and discovery.

Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train, at Michigan Science Festival.
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On Friday evening Dr. Scott Sampson, expert host for Discovery Channel’s Dinosaur Planet and PBS’ Dinosaur Train, spoke to the community on dinosaurs, the value of the great outdoors, and discovery. Following the presentation audience members engaged in conversation and refreshments while Dr. Scott signed copies of his book, How to Raise a Wild Child.

Dr. Scott Sampson speaking to a capacity crowd in the Chemistry Building on the MSU campus.
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Then on Saturday, the fun continued with Dr. Scott as he lead a lively tour of dinosaur paleontology for standing-room-only crowd. This interactive presentation was tailored for young children, ages 2-8, as well as all other dinosaur enthusiasts!

WKAR host Rob Stephenson with the Curious Crew and fans explore science.
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The events were for all ages and were sponsored by WKAR and Curious Crew. Fans of the new WKAR original series had the opportunity to meet host Rob Stephenson and the Curious Crew and participated in a hands-on-activities exploring science.

To see more photos of the events, please visit the WKAR Flickr page!