• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

Unit Two: Paleontology

High School Curriculum

Unit Two: Paleontology

Topics Covered
Tree Rings
Fossils
Climate Change

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Unit Two - Complete[3.2mb]

Unit Two - Background

Lesson 1
Dendrochronology[56k]

Lesson 2
Dendrochronology Background[14k]

Lesson 3
Florissant tree rings[504k]

Lesson 4
Orientation to Florissant Fossil Beds[15k]
Orientation Slide Show[12.7mb Microsoft Power Point File]

Lesson 5
Background Materials for Geology of the Front Range and Florissant[1mb]

Lesson 6
Stratigraphic Mapping[7k]

Lesson 7
Paleontology - Fossil Identification[27k]
Fossil ID Packets[6.6mb]
Paper Fossils[2mb]

Lesson 8
Paleontology - Leaf Identification[9k]
Leaf Manual[749k]
Fossil ID Packets[6.6mb]
Paper Fossils[2mb]

Lesson 9
Paleontology - Climate Activity [18k]
Exploring Ecosystems Overheads [1.3mb]
Exploring Ecosystems Slideshow [8mb Microsoft Power Point File]

Exam
Unit Two Exam[10k]

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