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K-12 Education Resources
This portal features an extensive selection of links to materials for K-12 teachers and students. The teacher's section contains lesson plans, activities and a collection of interactive, web-based educational modules that address topics such as fossils, the history of life, biological evolution, the science of paleontology and the scientific process. There is also a set of articles and classroom activities using paleontology to teach major concepts in science, and a curriculum guide containing standards-based lessons for the San Francisco Unified School District. There are also professional development materials (online courses) and links to other recommended sites. The student's section features a selection of links to exhibits and online investigations on such topics as the fossil record, evolution, geologic time, and others.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Educational
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-919
Related resources:
This resource contains 'ISTAT Digital Curriculum Guide (Digiguide)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University Of California, Berkeley
Museum of Paleontology

Contact: Judy Scotchmoor
Museum of Paleontology
University of California, Berkeley