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Paleontology













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Paleontology is the study of fossils. You probably are used to thinking of fossils as being the leftover bones of animals that lived in the past, but fossils can include plants, footprints, amber, and lots of other things that are evidence that something lived thousands or millions of years ago.



encyclopedia of paleontology


















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Dinosaurs


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Geologic Time

A fantastic site! Go here to explore the different kinds of life that lived during geologic time periods.


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A Guide to the Orders of Trilobites


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Go here to see how life has changed over time.


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Skeleton Jigsaws

At this site, you can move around bones to form skeletons. It allows you to choose your level of difficulty for the project. When you finish, they run off the screen!


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Play this game to find the poopetrators....


Smithsonian Magazine article: How Titanoboa, the 40-Foot-Long Snake, Was Found

















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