• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Paleontology for High School

Paleontology Curriculum for High School

This High School Curriculum was developed by National Park Service Staff using grants from the The National Park Foundation, Parks as Classrooms, and Canon USA.

Unit One: The Nature of Science
Unit Two: Paleontology
Unit Three: Evolution

Did You Know?

Photo of burning piles in the snow near the boundary of Florissant Fossil Beds

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is actively involved in fire mitigation and conducts prescribed burns every winter.