March 2017

2017 DIG Day: Delving Into Geoscience

Status: This event is now full. Please contact [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Britannia Mine Museum 1 Forbes Way Britannia Beach, BC V0N 1J0
Cost: Regular admission rates to the Britannia Mine Museum apply.
Please visit their website for details.

APEGBC Member Discount:
Show your APEGBC member card and receive a $5 discount on your admission or a $10 discount on a family admission package (2 adults and 3 children).
Delve into geoscience with DIG Day! APEGBC is partnering with the Britannia Mine Museum for this fun and educational event. Chat with Professional Geoscientists about volcanoes, fossils, dinosaurs, minerals and more. Come see just how cool geoscience can be! For more information please click the link below.

There will be several special activity stations set up just for DIG Day. Pop by the Britannia Mine Museum to explore these added attractions from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Explore the different activity stations to learn more about an aspect of geology.Activity stations include:

  • Volcano Station: Instantly grow crystals between microscope slides and explore different types of volcanic rock, from glass to bombs.
  • Rock and Mineral Station: Check out rocks and sand up close and personal under a microscope.
  • Plate Tectonics Station: Build your own mountains and try our 'Pangea' jigsaw puzzle.
  • Fossil Station: Make a dinosaur diorama to take home.

No pre-registration is necessary for this event. If you would like to receive the APEGBC Member Discount, make sure to bring your APEGBC member card with you and show it at the admissions desk.

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