Educator-Led ProgramsRaptors in Action

Large brains, razor-sharp teeth and sickle-like claws are just a few of the adaptations that made these dinosaurs highly successful predators. Working in groups, students build a working model of a dinosaur leg. Each group then takes their model into "action" by competing in a relay race that simulates the hunting techniques of these carnivorous beasts.

Booking Information

Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Outside North America


When booking your program please ensure you have the following information:

  • School name and address (including street, town or city, province, and postal code)
  • School phone and fax numbers
  • Student information (grade(s), number of students, teachers, and chaperones attending)



Class Size

15-30 students




1 hour

Curriculum Connections

Grade 3 Science Building with a Variety of Materials
Grades 3 - 6 Math Patterns and Relations
Grade 4 Science Building Devices and Vehicles that Move
Grade 6 Science Evidence & Investigation
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