Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Results 21 - 30 of 505 <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  >>
Comment on this resource
This field trip takes you to quarries near Sarasota, on the west-central coast of Florida, where one of the world's most spectacular fossil accumulations is exposed. The fossil-rich sediments range in age from 1 to 5 million years and contain the abundant remains of mollusks, whales, birds, corals, barnacles, and sharks. The trip looks at how sediments were deposited and provides information on the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
Users are able to search an extensive database of information on the plant fossil record, including descriptions and occurrences of modern genera and fossil species. Searches can be performed in a variety of ways: by Genera, description, taxonomy, occurrences, and by palaeogeographic maps. After locating the specific plant of interest in the database, the occurrences of that plant are then displayed ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the science of paleontology, how scientists have made conclusions about the lives of dinosaurs, and the scientific techniques used for gathering information about dinosaurs. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades K-5. It focuses on how scientists have developed theories about what dinosaurs were like by using evidence that they have found. Students work in groups and as a class to discover what a theory is and how it is supported or disproven. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This Discovery Channel interactive feature allows users to go back in time and watch the North American continent change and its creatures evolve. The feature begins with a map from which users can select a location or time period and see what the dinosaurs and their habitats were like. Other features include "Meet The Old Neighbors", in which students can enter their ZIP codes and learn which dinosaurs ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This activity teaches students about the concept of a dig site and the use of simple grids. Through observation, classification, and the use of graphs, students examine a variety of soil samples and then conduct a simulated dig in a grid of no-bake, pan cookies. An overview, skills, materials, and procedures are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
In this activity, students will appreciate how descriptive dinosaur names are formed. They will use multiple combining forms added to the suffix "-saurus" (Greek for lizard) to form the name of a "dinosaur" which they will then draw. This activity contains background information, materials, directions, and extension activities. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
In this activity, students will recognize that body design affects balance by building models of dinosaur body types, using straws and marshmallows. There is background information, procedure, and a lab investigation with questions in this activity. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This activity takes students to the Bozeman, Montana area, where many dinosaurs once lived. They will gain an understanding of paleontological field work by analyzing evidence, developing hypotheses about dinosaur behavior, and supporting their hypotheses with evidence. This lesson contains materials needed, procedure, and extension ideas. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
Dinosauria On-line contains an omnipedia, which includes a dictionary of paleontological terms, an anatomical dictionary, a guide to paleontological writing, and a map of ancient Earth. There are articles on Archaeopteryx, ancient birds, dinosaur-bird relationships, Dromaeosaurid anatomy, dinosaur evolution and fossilization, impact theories and extinction events, legal issues of fossil collecting ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Results 21 - 30 of 505 <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  >>