Teacher Services Skulls Activities Module Resources and activities designed for teachers and students.

Skull Search Scorecard
Hit the highlights of the Skulls exhibit by using these cards as a guide.

Public Programs
An Exhibit of Art, Science, Research and 1,700 Animal Skulls.
All programs are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted.
For more information call (415) 750-7143.

2003 Programs- dates and times listed below

Owl Pellet Forensics
Look for skulls in owl pellets and find out who is on the menu. We’ll provide owl pellets, dissecting tools, and skull identification guides.
Tuesday, December 16, 11:30 am–12:30 pm

Skulls Revealed
Learn how to tell what an animal eats, how it may find its' food, and other interesting clues by looking at the skull!
Thursday, December 18, 11:30 am

Skull Detective
Examine skulls for clues that may reveal the owner’s lifestyle. See samples of food that may have been eaten when they were alive.
December 18, 2 pm
Friday, December 26, 2 pm

Make A Skull
Examine real skulls and then make a simple machine skull model of your own. All ages.
Saturdays, December 20 & 27

12:30–3:30 pm

Bird Skulls
Meet a live toucan, touch real bird skulls and explore avian skull design.
Sunday, December 21, 11:30 am & 1 pm

Skull Sounds
Discover the strange sounds that animals can make with their skulls, and explore the way your skull affects your voice.
December 28; 11:30 am

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