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This uniquely preserved ancient forest near the gateway to the Napa Valley in California was created following a violent volcanic explosion 3.4 million years ago. Littered with felled Redwood trees of a now extinct variety, the students navigated the three-dimensional fossils on site while absorbing a lesson on permineralization from the docent. The role of[…]

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The kids “wrap up” their Ancient Egypt studies with the completion of a chicken mummification project! Seven weeks of salting with an organic mixture similar to natron preceded oiling, scenting with spice and wrapping with “linen”. This chicken mummy is now ready for chicken spirit repossession!