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Theoretical Morphology Modeling the Growth of Clonal Organisms part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
Thomas Olszewski, Texas A & M University
Students use a Matlab/Octave program to model the growth of stromatoporoid sponges in a variety of different sedimentary conditions and exploring how assumptions about their growth affect their morphology. Main ...

GEOLogic: Museums and their Dinosaur Displays part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Students are asked to match up five top Museums with 2 fossils that they have on display based on clues presented from various points of view.

GEOLogic: Lagerstatten and Unique Fossils part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Students are asked to match up several unique fossils with the site and location where it was found and it's geologic age.

GEOLogic: The Three Stooges and Their Pet Dinosaurs part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Students are asked to match up each of the Stooges with their favorite group and species of dinosaur based on clues given from different perspectives.

GEOLogic: State Fossils part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Students are asked to identify states with their state fossil and the year in which it was declared, based on clues given from various points of view.

GEOLogic: Dinosaur Trackways part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Students must associate different dinosaur trackways with their locations and the rock formations containing the trackways based on clues given from various points of view.