Hope you had a great weekend! We sure did. To end our week with dinosaurs, we went to the Science Center! They have a great exhibit of Sue the T. Rex. Sue is the largest, most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever found and she is visiting our local Science Center.
This next picture makes me laugh every time I see it! Look how tiny Troy’s head looks compared to Sue’s! Yikes–I’m so glad I’ve never encountered a beast this large. The head was rotating around, so it was fun to see all the different parts of her head. Here are some fun facts about Sue:
- She was found in 1990 in western South Dakota.
- Usually T rex skeletons are missing over half of their bones, but Sue is actually 80% complete!
- The skull was nearly 5 feet long and most of the teeth were still intact.
- Sue’s bones show that she was 28 years old when she died, making her the oldest T rex known!
We also created a rocket and launched it, using the force of air. It was fun to see how far the rocket would go!