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Getting Into the Fossil Record


Getting Into the Fossil Record

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This site provides information on the fossil record and how fossils are formed and discovered. An animation on how a dinosaur becomes buried once it dies, how it becomes a fossil and how the remains are resurfaced is provided. During the Getting Into the Fossil Record tour, one can click on the bold faced words to learn the definition of the term. A slide show with actual photos of articulated body fossils and trace fossils are present on this site. Once an individual completes the tour, a quiz... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: September 09, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 29, 2013
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: rock, dinosaur, paleontologist, sediment, fossil


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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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