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The Paleontological Research Institution is a national leader in Earth systems science education research and programming dedicated to sharing knowledge and to understanding the science by which we gain that knowledge. We offer a diversity of programs and resources on Earth Science topics including...
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The University of Wyoming Geological Museum in Laramie supports academic programs, scientific research and public education. Geological exhibits, prep lab, free admission; Location: Laramie, WY
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Explore classroom activities about dinosaurs, geologic time, plate tectonics, fossils, and more.
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"Earth science resources. Each """"Chapter"""" includes animations and movies, question answers, learning objectives, quizzes, related readings, flash cards, a glossary, and internet resources. "
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Investigating Earth Systems approaches Earth System Science through problem-solving, with community-based models that are hands-on and inquiry-driven. Students will investigate: why some things become fossils and others don't, how the environment affects how fossils form, how fossils show the age of...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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The study of dinosaurs stretches children's imaginations, provides new perspectives on time and space, and invites students to discover worlds very different from our modern Earth. The study of dinosaurs is important in understanding the causes of past major extinctions of land animals. In this...
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In this unit, your students will study fossils. Fossils are any evidence of past plant or animal life contained in sediment or a sedimentary rock, from bones, shells or teeth to imprints of a dinosaur's foot. Students will see that to hold a fossil is to hold millions of years of history in their...
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Trace fossils, which are physical evidence of life activities of now vanished organisms, are more prevalent than body (bones) fossils. One organism can leave behind many traces (e.g. footprints), but only one set of hard parts (e.g. bones) actually becomes a fossil. Trace fossils include tracks,...
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This activity book for students ages 5-12 (around grades K-7) from the National Park Service's Junior Paleontologist Program presents facts, photographs, and games alongside more than a dozen activities exploring Earth's history, ancient plants and animals, and the changes in environment over time....
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This filmstrip and accompanying text were discovered in the archives of the Iowa Geological Survey in early 2008. A suitable filmstrip projector was not available. The filmstrip itself, believed to date from circa-1971, was deteriorated (see below). The filmstrip was scanned and color restoration...
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This filmstrip and accompanying text were discovered in the archives of the Iowa Geological Survey in early 2008. A suitable filmstrip projector was not available. The filmstrip itself, believed to date from circa-1971-72, was deteriorated (see below). The filmstrip was scanned and color restoration...
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