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LAR: Yes
Title: A Fossil Hunt Tells the Age of Sediments
Url: http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/education/lessons/act27.htm
Publisher: Maine. Department of Conservation.
Description: In this activity, students will identify an assemblage of fossils, determine their age, evaluate the fossil population, and make some inferences about the ancient environment in which they existed. The discovery aspect of this exercise is that all of the fossils the students will find existed together in only one time period. The environment of these fossils, a fresh water lake, is ascertained from using the fossil guidebook. A student worksheet and discussion questions are provided.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Paleontology -- Ichnology. Trace fossils
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Science -- History
Key Concept: Geology -- Fossils
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-10-06
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Maine Department of Conservation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Geology
History of science
Natural history
Paleontology
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-22 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-08 10:16:49 (W3C-DTF)
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