Learning From
the Fossil Record

An Introduction
Judy Scotchmoor

Building a Topographic Model
Submarine Mountains
A Model Of Sea Floor Spreading
Ellen P. Metzger

Who's on First? A Relative Dating Activity
Marsha Barber and Diana Scheidle Bartos

Determining Age Of Rocks and Fossils
Frank K. McKinney

Sequencing Time
What Came First?
Dino Facts
Judy Scotchmoor

"Round Rocks:" Teaching the Principles Of Earth Science and Paleontology
Warren D. Allmon and David H. Griffing

Can Mammoths Go To School?
Paleo Cookie Dig
Tennis Shoe Detectives
Sharon K. Heindel

Fossilization and Adaptation: Activities In Paleontology
Brent H. Breithaupt

Island Biogeography and Evolution: Solving a Phylogenetic Puzzle
R. P. Filson

Denver Museum Of Natural History Prehistoric Journey (SM)
Rebecca L. Smith

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Monster Math
Eddie Goldstein

Dinosaurs In the Classroom: How We Know What We Know
Where Can I See the Sea?
Correlation and Strata — Findasaurus
Dinosaur Names
Craig A. Munsart and Karen Alonzi-Van Gundy

The Dinosaur Education Project
Two Kinds of Dinosaurs
The Dinosaur Body Structure
Jo Wixom

Jere H. Lipps

Foram Facts — An Introduction To Foraminifera
Karen Wetmore

Preparation Techniques For Use Of Foraminifera In the Classroom
Scott W. Snyder and Brian T. Huber

Using Microfossils In Petroleum Exploration
Brian J. O'Neill

Foraminifera In the Middle School Classroom
Climate Analysis Using Planktonic Foraminifera
Inferring Ancient Environments From Fossil Foraminifera
Hilary Clement Olson

Tracking Global Climate Change
Paul Loubere

Interpreting Paleoenvironments With Microfossils
Stephen J. Culver

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Other Learning From the Fossil Record Areas

Paleontology and Scientific Literacy
Why are fossils important to science and society?

Learning From the Fossil Record
A handy list of student activities

National Science Standards Matrix
Suggested grade levels for and content of activities

The Geologic Time Scale