Fossil Finds: A Fossil Find Offers Clues About Ancient Earth's Geography
Travel to Seymour Island, Antarctica, with Ross MacPhee, the Museum's curator of the Division of Vertebrate Zoology, as he scours the area for geologic clues to Earth’s history.
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This online article is from Science Explorations, a collaboration between AMNH and Scholastic designed to promote science literacy. Written for students in grades 6-10, this article from Science World magazine has the following content:
- An in-depth look at what clues a recent fossil find on Seymour Island, Antarctica, offers about ancient Earth's geography .
- A "Talking Science" video, in which the curator of mammalogy at the AMNH shares his favorite places at the Museum.
- An online lesson plan in which students engage in dramatic play and make their own books in this lesson on dinosaurs.
- An online activity, in which students learn about dinosaurs by building one, taking a quiz, and more.