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  1. What’s the DEAL – The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps

    10 Nov 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Hendricks1, Bruce Lieberman2

    1. Paleontological Research Institution 2. The University of Kansas

    The Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life and Digital Atlas Apps -- identify fossils and explore diversity and history of life on earth.


  2. Digital Atlas of Ancient Life | Exploring the Diversity and History of Fossil Life

    08 Jun 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jonathan Hendricks

    Paleontological Research Institution

    The Digital Atlas project include field guides to fossils (including a mobile app), an online paleontology textbook, and a collection of over 500 virtual 3D models of fossil specimens.


  3. Supersized Life: Comparing Across Scales

    24 Mar 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Natasha Vitek1, Christopher Baker2

    1. Stony Brook University 2. Exceptional Student Education Department, Alachua County Public Schools

    How wide is the size range of living beings, from "big" to "too small to see"? Students will collect and compare measurements from 3D specimens within the metric system by multiplying or dividing...


  4. Ancient Insects

    10 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Susan Butts1, Talia Karim2, Chris Norris1

    1. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 2. University of Colorado, Boulder

    Create a gallery of fossil organisms and identify distinctive body parts (wings, suckers, modified appendages) from the collection. Analyze and interpret these features to predict what type of...


  5. AIM-UP! Coal balls lesson

    22 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Monte Garroutte1, Jordan Metzgar1, Hirotsugu Mori1

    University of Alaska Museum of the North

    In this activity, students learn about ancient plant life and climate change by examining coal balls. In addition to the lesson itself, information is provided on where to purchase coal ball peel...