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View Resource Paper Dinosaurs, 1824-1969: An Exhibition of Original Publications From the Collections of the Linda Hall Library

Anatomist Richard Owen coined the word "Dinosauria," or "terrible lizards" in 1842 when he attempted to order and name recently discovered prehistoric reptiles. Pages from his and many other works that document the history of the discovery of dinosaurs were on view at the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri, until April 30, 1997. The Library has made a web version of their exhibition...

http://dino.lindahall.org
View Resource Follow a Fossil

The Follow a Fossil Web site is presented by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. It documents the prospecting, evacuation, preparation, curation, research, and exhibiting of vertebrate, invertebrate, and plant fossils. The site is simple and effective, giving a good introduction to the process of finding and using fossils for learning about the past.

http://www.dmns.org/main/minisites/fossil/index.html
View Resource Fossils

This Topic in Depth begins with a Web site from the Royal Ontario Museum called Fossils!-Behind the Scenes at the Museum (1). It gives a light-hearted but informative introduction to what fossils are and how they're formed, collected, and identified. Next, the University of California Museum of Paleontology offers the Web site Learning From the Fossil Record (2), which contains several learning...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2002/0712
View Resource Paleontological Research Institution: Touring the Collections

The Paleontological Research Institution has a museum containing "a world-class collection, containing everything from dinosaur eggs of China to one of the most comprehensive Paleozoic trilobite, brachiopod, coral and crinoid collections in the United States." The Touring the Collections page allows visitors to view some of the museums most valued items. Students can currently choose from either...

http://www.priweb.org/collections/index.php?page=Col_about