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Title: The Dawn of Animal Life
Url: http://geol.queensu.ca/museum/exhibits/dawnex.html
Publisher: Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.)
Description: The Miller Museum Online Exhibit, the Dawn of Animal Life, is provided by the Miller Museum of Geology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Patrons can explore the evolution of life from three billion to about 500 million years ago by clicking on the various links, which include the formation of the earth, eukaryotic cells, the oldest known animal fossils, the ediacarian fauna, the mistaken point fossil assemblage, and the world's oldest complex animal fossils found in Newfoundland called Charnia. The site offers non-technical descriptions of where the fossils were found, what their significance is, and a host of very interesting photographs of the fossils themselves. Although the fossils presented are limited to certain locations, the site does a good job of explaining how they help researchers learn about the past around the globe.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geology. Mineralogy. Paleontology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Paleontology. Paleobotany. Fossils
Science -- Geology -- Museums. Exhibitions
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Evolution -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Informal education
Science -- History
Key Concept: Geology -- Fossils
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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