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Dino Russ's Lair: Dinosaur and Vertebrate Paleontology Information
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 materials for primary through college level students. The site also features photographic tours of field projects, information for students or professionals wishing to participate in digs, tips and guidelines for pursuing a career in paleontology, and lists of museums and field exhibit locations open to the public.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-411
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This resource is part of 'Creating Effective Web-based Learning Resources in the Geosciences'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Russell J Jacobson
Illinois State Geological Survey