SUNY College at Brockport
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Describing Fossils part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Make a line drawing of a brachiopod from a published description. Formally describe a brachiopod specimen. Identify specimens from descriptions written by other students.
Ontogeny-Anisometric Growth part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Randomly select growth rates for different parts of a trilobite skeleton, and follow the animal through two molt stages to see how morphology can change with ontogeny.
Introduction to Paleontology part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
The course covers major principles of paleontology: recognizing and describing fossil species, biostratigraphy, classification systems, evolution, paleoecology, and functional morphology.