• 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?

Historic photograph of tourists in the late 1800's fossil hunting near a train

The area now known as Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument had become a popular tourist area by the 1870's.