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Collaborative learning in an upper-division university geobiology course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The paleontology course described in this article has fully half of the lecture time devoted to group projects: reviewing original literature, engaging in debate, working with data sets and solving ...

Introducing Evolution to Non-Biology Majors Via the Fossil Record: A case study from the Israeli High School System part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses the curriculum, From Dinosaurs to Darwin: Evolution from the Perspective of Geologic Time, and a case study of the implementation of that curriculum in a high school class. Many ...

Paleontological Sonification: Letting Music Bring Fossils to Your Ears part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper from the Journal of Geoscience Education discusses sonification, the process of translating any type of data into sound. In paleontology, it is possible to render various aspects of fossil ...

An Interactive Game Approach to Learning in Historical Geology and Paleontology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article describes a series of games to help students identify and answer questions about fossils. The game grows more complex over time as the instructors add rules and phyla to identify. The ...

The Major Features of Evolution part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This classic volume applies the Modern Synthesis, modern evolutionary theory, to fossil lineages, bridging the gap between population genetics and paleontology. It has been criticized for presenting ...

Guidebook for the Fieldtrips: Mesozoic and Cenozoic Paleontology in the Western Plains and Rocky Mountains part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The papers in this volume serve as a record of the field trips for the 61st Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, held during October 2001 at Montana State University in Bozeman, ...

Evolution Telephone part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes a short class activity that can be used to illustrate evolution through the childhood game "telephone."

Analyzing Fossil Morphology; Cladism part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes an activity to teach about cladism, the relationships among shared characteristics of groups of organisms, by using cladograms.

The Great Dinosaur Extinction Controversy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The authors strongly oppose the impact theory of the death of the dinosaurs. They attack it both scientifically and sociologically and present evidence from a variety of fields to support the ...

A Laboratory Exercise on Determining Dinosaur Speeds Using Dimensional Analysis part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes a laboratory exercise in which measurements from a dinosaur trackway are used to estimate how fast the dinosaur track makers were moving. The ...



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