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A Taphonomic Study of the Wealden Beds of southern Britain part of SERC Print Resource Collection
In this PhD thesis, Alex Burton examines the taphonomy of several sections of the lower Cretaceous Wealden beds of southern England for their preservational relationships. The dissertation divides ...

Understanding evolution part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: The University of California Museum of Paleontology, in partnership with the National Center for Science Education, announces Understanding Evolution: a new comprehensive website on ...

Evolution and the Fossil Record part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This publication of the American Geological Institute is a non-technical introduction to evolution and aims to help the general public gain a better understanding of some of the fundamental ...

The Cretaceous World part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This textbook explores the interactions between the physical, chemical and biological processes occurring both within the Earth and at its surface during the Cretaceous Period. The book highlights ...

Mass Extinction Debates: How Science Works in a Crisis part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a history of science project documenting a controversy as it unfolds. The controversy in question is whether the K/T extinction was caused by catastrophic volcanism or an asteroid impact. ...

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 ...



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