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Other

Description:

Although the term "museum" usually evokes a vision of long halls lined with exhibits, the University of California Museum of Paleontology is more like a library representing more than a billion years of life on Earth. It is an active center of research housing one of the nation's largest fossil collections as well as state-of-the-art facilities for the study of these fossils. There is extensive online information and exhibits covering phylogenetics, geology, and evolution as well as a virtual tour of the Museum. Weekend short courses are offered and online K-12 resources include Understanding Evolution, Explorations Through Time, Learning from the Fossil Record, ISTAT Digital Curriculum Guide, and PaleoPortal, providing access to high-quality North American paleontology resources on the Internet.

Subjects:

  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Natural History
  • Science > Paleontology
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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