Andrew Heckert

Geology

Appalachian State University

Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects

Activity

Weigh a Dinosaur part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Lab or small classroom activity where students use scale models (read: toy dinosaurs) to arrive at estimates of dinosaur body mass. Teaches scale, unit conversions, simple calculations, and, at higher levels, importance of "materials and methods."

Course

Paleontological Field and Museum Methods part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Two-week trip to visit Triassic field localities in the American Southwest.


Events and Communities

Teaching Paleontology Workshop 2009 Participants