Footprints as Inquiry-Based Learning Tools
Paula Messina 2000 Journal of Geoscience Education v48 n5 p667-672

This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes three activities using biogenic and physical traces in the recreation of past events to help develop student understanding of the process of science without sacrificing substantive geoscience content. Human footprints, dinosaur trackways, and sliding-rock trails investigations presented here can be utilized in a variety of K-12 grade levels.

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Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Journal Article