Appalachian State University
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
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."
Paleontological Field and Museum Methods part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Two-week trip to visit Triassic field localities in the American Southwest.