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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Host Event on History of the World

March 9th, 2013

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430,

WHAT: Faculty members from the University of Missouri Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, Department of Anthropology, and the Columbia Public Schools are hosting an event to educate families on the Earth’s history. The event will feature displays of dinosaurs, cavemen and the Earth’s changing landscapes.

At the event, guests can tour the night sky in the Rock Bridge Planetarium, see dinosaur fossils, examine dinosaur footprints, learn how cavemen lived, and paint cave murals.

The event also will feature a show, “Earth’s Wild Ride,” which takes place in the year 2081 and predicts what life on the moon might be like.

WHO: The event is free and open to the public.

12:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday, March 9
Rock Bridge Planetarium
Rock Bridge High School
4303 S. Providence Rd.