Be a Paleontologist
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Young scholars search for fossils in a simulated archeology site and explore how paleontologists mark out a dig site.
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The Origin of Mammal Movement: Harvard Adventures, Part I
It may be difficult for some humans to walk and chew gum at the same time ... but reptiles can't breathe while running at all! Compare the skeletal systems of reptiles and mammals in the first installment of Brain Scoop's fossils and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Extinction That Never Happened
How do scientists define a mass extinction event in the fossil record, and what happens when they are wrong? Scientists find living plants and animals previously believed to be extinct on almost every continent. An engaging video...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Ferocious Predatory Dinosaurs of Cretaceous Sahara
What's not to love about dinosaurs? Lucky for us humans, we can love to learn about them from 100 million years away, especially a group of extra large predatory dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period. Watch a descriptive video that...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Fossilize Yourself
Here is an unusual question: How can I become a famous fossil for future generations to examine and adore? It is from this comical perspective that viewers learn how fossilization occurs. Show this for your middle school paleontologists...
5 mins 4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable