• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Unit Three: Evolution

Topics Covered
Adaptations
Evolutionary Process
Making molds of Fossils

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Unit Three - Complete[1.1mb]

Lesson 2
Learning Tree - Adaptation Activity [579K]

Lesson 3
Evolution of Barbellus, Part A[81k]

Lesson 4
Barbellus presentations[147k]

Lesson 5
Caminalcules - A[58k]

Lesson 6
Caminalcules - B[226k]

Lesson 7
Make fossil Casts[12k]

Lesson 9
Chocolate Candy Recipe[9k]

Lesson 10
How Do Fossils Show Change? [50k]

Exam
Unit Three Exam[82k]

Did You Know?

FLFO_palm frond

Although there are few known palm fronds from Florissant fossil beds, microscopic palm pollen has also been discovered. Palms are indicators of climate and suggest that the Eocene mean annual temperature was no less than 50°F.