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Provides history of paleontologic science and information regarding vertebrate flight
and the geologic time scale. Also includes images and introductory text on groups
within various taxonomic classes.
Field Museum of Natural History online exhibit includes movies, images, text, sound,
games that provide an excellent overview of life in the era of dinosaurs.
Dinosauria On-Line offers dinosaur picture gallery, dictionaries, taxonomic
information, geological data, maps, and explanations of dinosaur names, as well as
a style guide for writing about Paleontology.
Mary Anning, Finder of Fossils
Brief biography of renowned 19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning. Maintained
through the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
Early Dinosaur Discoveries in North America
Discusses the 19th-century North American fossil discoveries that led to the early
study of dinosaurs. Maintained by the University of California Museum of
Frank Potter's Science Gems: Earth Science
Dozens of sites for earth science education are identified by category, subcategory,
and grade level by physicist and educator Frank Potter and his associates. A
treasure trove for teachers, parents, and students. Very easy to navigate.
The Talk.Origins Archive
An informative Web site with several articles and essays and FAQs about evolution,
creationism, and the details.
Mary Anning (17991847)
Biography of renowned 19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning. Includes links to
pertinent Web sites, including some on ichthyosaurs. Maintained by the University of
California Museum of Paleontology.
Paleontology Without Walls
The University of California Museum of Paleontology provides an interdisciplinary
look at natural history, biology, paleontology, phylogeny, evolution, and related areas.
Highly illustrated and highly recommended, especially for teachers and students.
Geology and Geologic Time
Exhibit and text from UCB Museum of Paleontology provides an overview of geologic time periods.