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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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This particular set of dino-facts is based upon work done by Jack Horner and other associates of The Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana. The data has been used in order to theorize about the behavior of dinosaurs in that area. Students should have some working knowledge about the three...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Birmingham Paleontological Society consists of an active group of people who enjoy learning about or teaching the science of paleontology. We enjoy collecting fossils for our own private collection, collecting items for research, learning about the significance of finds, and being in the...
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The Dry Dredgers is an association of amateur geologists dedicated to the knowledge and enjoyment of fossils. It's aim is to stimulate interest in geology, to encourage the collection and identification of fossils, and to participate in field trips and exhibitions.
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Purpose: The PSoA is a scientific, non-profit community-based organization devoted to the study of fossils. Our goals are: advancing the state of the science, educating the public, and collecting and identifying fossil specimens. Activities include: monthly meeting, field trips, and newsletters; an...
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One of the basic tenets of geology is the present is the key to the past . In the present context this simply means that if we document the distribution of organisms today, and have some degree of understanding of what combination of environmental variables controls those distributions, then we can...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The object of SVP is to advance the science of vertebrate paleontology and to serve the common interests and facilitate the cooperation of all persons concerned with the history, evolution, comparative anatomy, and taxonomy of vertebrate animals, as well as field occurrence, collection, and study of...
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The Delaware Valley Paleontological Society is a nonprofit educational organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We are a diverse group of people, ranging from amateurs to avocational and professional paleontologists brought together by our uncommon common interest.
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During this activity your students will learn how the discovery of a single old bone lead to the development of one of the world's premier fossil beads (mammoth site). your students will also complete an activity in which they will learn that fossils are very delicate and that extreme care must be...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The American Fossil Federation (AFF) is a vital, active, energetic organization compromised of both amateur and professional paleontologists plus collectors who are bonded by a love of fossils. The club emphasizes education. Most meetings feature speakers giving presentations on topics of interest...
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The Baltimore Mineral Society, Inc. was organized in 1951 to promote interest in mineral/fossil collecting, micromounting, mineralogy, and related forms of the earth sciences. The society promotes good fellowship among the area clubs and greater appreciation for nature's wonders.
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Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society (CCGMS) is a group of people with a common interest in rocks and minerals who formed a non-profit organization located in Marietta, Georgia. We are dedicated to the studying and collecting of rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossils and the practice of lapidary arts.
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The purpose of this club if to delve into the study of geology, mineralogy, and the lapidary arts. We also strive to stimulate interest in the searching and collecting of minerals and fossils.
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The Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Inc. was established in 1958 by rock and mineral enthusiasts to: encourage the interest, enjoyment, and appreciation of members, prospective members, and the public for rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and the lapidary arts.
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East Texas Gem & Mineral Society (ETGMS) is a Nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization. ETGMS was formed by group of people that shared a common interest, and held our first organizational meeting November 12, 1956. ETGMS was created so others that shared those same interests would have a place to gather,...
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We are an organization dedicated to the study of Gems and Minerals. Our Society is open to all people, young and old, who share an interest in the study of Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Fossils and the Lapidary Arts. We have been located in El Cajon, CA. since 1959. We strive to promote the common good and...
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"In the fall of 1958, a group of people sharing a common interest in the rock-hounding hobby formed the Gem City Rock and Mineral Society. Its purpose was and continues to be the education and promotion of all aspects of this hobby -, fossils, minerals, shells, artifacts, lapidary and most recently,...
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MAPS is one of the few strictly fossil clubs in the country. It is for the novice/beginner who wants to know more about these treasures from the past; it is for the old-timers who have so much expertise and knowledge to share with the rest of us; and it is for all those who fall in-between who share...
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"This mini field trip is designed to take preservice teachers on a Prehistoric Journey, where they will use the exhibits and Museum's education collections to answer the question """"Is T. rex a great big chicken?"""" Not only will you enjoy the exhibition with a Museum educator but you will also...
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The Dothan Gem & Mineral Club is a member of the Southeast Federation and the American Federation of Mineral Societies. The main objectives of the Club are: to stimulate interest in lapidary arts, earth science-s and other related fields; to sponsor educational programs within the membership,...
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