Middle Tennessee State University
Fossil Identification Project part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
The students collected 20 fossil taxa from 5 different locations and 3 different geological periods. They identified the taxa and summarize the paleoenvironmental information about their localities in a powerpoint presentation
Microfossils Lab (Labs 2 and 4) part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Lab assignment in which students examine different types of microfossils and pick condont elements and foraminifera from sediments and then photograph their specimens using the SEM
Invertebrate Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Invertebrate Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Students study invertebrate and microscopic animal life, including the morphological trends, phylogenetic characteristics and evolutionary trends in the major invertebrate phyla.