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This clearinghouse site offers an abundance of information about dinosaurs and vertebrate paleontology. Resource links are grouped by subject category, such as publications, field projects and digs, societies, software, exhibits, educational materials and much more. Linked teaching resources include virtual dinosaur digs, courses and modules, lesson plans, activities and lab projects, and other educational ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Paleontology
 
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This website provides access to lesson plans published by the Evolution and the Nature of Science Institutes (ENSI). Based on 32 key ideas of scientific thought, the ENSI program emphasizes the importance of teaching the nature of modern science before introducing the elements of evolution as an example of modern scientific thinking. This website features lessons in three categories - the nature of ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This website hosts an animation depicting how cast and mold fossils are preserved in the rock record. Users can play, rewind, fast forward and stop the animation at any point in the formation as well as read captions outlining the process. The animation is part of the Earth Exploration Visualization collection. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This site provides animations, images, interactive maps and videos that can be used to teach about the concept of geologic time. Visual resources cover some specific topics of earth history including plate tectonics, continental drift, relative age dating and paleontology. These resources are appropriate for an introductory level geology course. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Video, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Paleontology, Structural geology
 
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This site features Flash and Windows Media animations that illustrate various aspects of geologic history. They depict fossil cast formation, the Big Bang and earth through geologic time, the significance of isotopic dating techniques, and views of dinosaurs. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Chemistry, Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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This site presents a collection of scientific learning resources for educators, parents, kids, after-school coordinators, informal learning center staff, and anyone else interested in teaching or learning about science. The site provides a searchable database of resource materials, including activities (computer based and otherwise), curriculum materials, articles, evidence and analytical tools and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Biology, Human geography, Geology, Paleontology, Space science
 
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"Learning Geoscience" is an on-line journal of EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers). The site includes seventy-nine learning modules on geophysics, geology and petroleum. Many of these on-line learning modules include animations; some include audio; most include short quizzes. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Module / Unit, Tutorial, Visualization - scientific, Educational portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology
 
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This site provides information on the geology in and around the national parks. Sections of the web site are devoted to programs about disturbed lands restoration, mineral and resource management, and geology and soils. A collection of educational activities and teacher resources encourage teaching science using the national parks as examples. The web site also includes a park geology tour that allows ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Paleontology, Policy issues, Soil science
 
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