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Amy Bolton

Amy Bolton is the lead educator for “The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils—Deep Time.” She oversees the integration of exhibition content into educational programming and integrates best practices in informal science learning into the hall’s exhibits and displays. Prior to this, Bolton was the lead educator on other major projects at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, including the design and development of <a href="" target="_blank">Q?rius, the Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center</a>. Before joining the museum, she spent 14 years as a producer and writer of educational multimedia products in the Washington, D.C. region. She has a master’s in education from George Mason University and a bachelor’s from the University of Delaware.

Education Specialist Gale Robertson helps museum visitors test prototypes of hands-on activities that will be in “The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils—Deep Time” when it opens June 8 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. (Smithsonian Institution)

Try These Hands-on Activities in the Smithsonian’s New Fossil Hall

Hands-on activities at the Smithsonian teach visitors about the history of life on Earth and what it means to us today.