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Paleontology

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View Resource Mini Tour of the Exhibit Museum: Dinosaur Floor

The Internet Public Library has available this exhibit, provided by the Exhibit Museum at the University of Michigan, and created as a student project of the School of Information at the same university. This extremely graphics-intensive site contains QuickTimeVR movies of sauropods, perissodactyls, and artiodactyls, along with explanatory text. Users can move around in the galleries, and zoom in...

http://www.ipl.org/div/dino/
View Resource Geological Time Scale

Ride the Web Geological Time Machine at the University of California Museum of Paleontology. Click on an item in the list of 25 geological periods [15 of the 25 periods are available now, the remainder to be completed] and view a page describing each period, its subdivisions, and the life and fossils of that period.

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.php
View Resource The Museum of Paleontology: University of California, Berkeley

The University of California Museum of Paleontology's Web site has information about the museum itself, the exhibits, catalogs, and a very readable FAQ (frequently asked questions) on paleontology. Ask a private question to a museum researcher. Read about how they built their server -- all tricks are revealed.

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/
View Resource Unearthing Important Fossils

Over the past several weeks, a flurry of dinosaur and other fossil discoveries have reached the mainstream news. From the two 530-million-year-old fish-like creatures that could be the earliest known vertebrates found in China, to the bones of two dinosaurs in Madagascar that may be the oldest dinosaurs ever found, to the "60-ton giraffe-like creature" (3) found in Oklahoma (called Sauroposeidon...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1999/1110
View Resource Zoom Dinosaurs

This colorful, informative and cluttered site is "a comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs" by Enchanted Learning Software. Designed for students "of all ages and levels of comprehension," Zoom Dinosaurs is most appropriate for the K-12 level. Topics are presented at a basic level (e.g., All About Dinosaurs, Anatomy & Behavior, Mesozoic Era), but by clicking on hyperlinked text,...

http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/
View Resource Fighting Dinosaurs

This site will appeal to dinosaur lovers of all ages. It comes from the American Museum of Natural History and serves as a companion to a new exhibit highlighting recent discoveries from Mongolia, including one of the most famous finds ever: a Velociraptor that was apparently buried alive by a sand flow while attacking a Protoceratops. The site features animated recreations of the last moments of...

http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/fighting-dinos
View Resource Sue at the Field Museum

This site will appeal to dinosaur lovers of all ages. It highlights a famous fossil that was very much in the news this week: Sue, the most complete and best preserved T. Rex skeleton ever found. Discovered in South Dakota in 1990, Sue was purchased by the Chicago Field Museum in 1997 and went on display this week. At the site, visitors can learn about Sue and her history, how the skeleton was...

http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/sue/#index
View Resource History of Palaeozoic Forests

University of Muenster's Palaeobotanical Research Group provides this site with links to Web sources dealing with Paleozoic forests. One educational highlight of the site is the regularly updated introductory text, "History of Palaeozoic Forests," by Hans Kerp, Head of the Palaeobotanical Research Group at Muenster. Available in both English and German, this text features information on the...

https://s10.lite.msu.edu/res/msu/botonl/b_online/kerp/ebot.h...
View Resource Human Origins Program: In Search of What Makes Us Human

The Human Origins Program at the Smithsonian "is dedicated to understanding the biological and cultural foundations of human life." Their new site gives visitors an accessible and informative tour of the current state of human paleontology. At the heart of the site is a hypertext family tree of early human phylogeny that helps users see not only the relations between various incarnations of human...

http://humanorigins.si.edu/
View Resource Oceans of Kansas

This Website is the labor of love of Mike Everhart, who in 1978 found his first mosasaur, an extinct giant marine reptile that resembles an overgrown crocodile. From that point forward, Everhart devoted his energy to hunting for fossils of marine reptiles, and he now is Adjunct Curator of Paleontology at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History. Oceans of Kansas provides information about life in...

http://oceansofkansas.com/
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