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Title: Fossils: An Ancient Sea in Indiana
Url: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.borde...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Paleontologists have been remarkably successful in determining what earlier life forms looked like, as well as how they probably behaved when alive. This interactive feature illustrates a slab of rock containing fossils of several types of creatures that once inhabited the Borden Sea, over 300 million years ago in what is now central Indiana. Clicking on highlighted fossils accesses animations of what they may have looked like in life, along with a brief description of the organism. Reconstructions such as these have given scientists insight into evolutionary processes and trends. A background essay and discussion questions are included.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- The West -- North Central States -- East North Central States. Old Northwest. Northwest Territory. Territory Northwest of the River Ohio -- Indiana
Science -- Geology -- Paleozoology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Study and teaching. Research. Nature study
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Science -- Natural history
Key Concept: Geology -- Fossils
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Education (General)
Geology
Natural history
Paleontology
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-09 03:00:07 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-17 12:31:28 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 87
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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