Museum of Paleontology

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Link to Resource: http://geology.byu.edu/museum/
Resource Type:Location-based Outreach Programs; Outreach Programs
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:BYU Museum of Paleontology
Summary:The BYU Museum of Paleontology was built in 1976 to prepare, display, and house the rock and dinosaur fossils collected by Dr. James A. Jensen and his crews. Over decades of field work, Dr. Jensen and crews gathered fossils from locations in Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. Fossil collection, tours; Location: Provo, UT
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:LS4.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-LS4-1; HS-LS4-1; MS-LS4-1; MS-LS4-2; MS-LS4-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity
Subjects: paleontology; utah
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