Hagerman Fossil Beds offers our amazing traveling trunk. The traveling trunk was developed to help teachers bring the wonders of the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument a little closer to students and assist them in better understanding and appreciating this tremendous resource.
Trunks are geared for grades 4-6 or 7-12 and include:
casts of horse skulls, soil samples, books, videos, and curriculum guides. It provides a variety of information about Idaho, as well as paleontology and geology.
Teachers may borrow them for up to one month. There is no charge for their use. The only cost is the return shipping.
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Did You Know?
The zebra-like horse fossil Equus simplicidens was originally named Plesippus shoshonensis by Dr. Gidley, Smithsonian paleontologist, who led the 1929 excavation at Hagerman. He felt the fossil was different enough to represent a new species distinct from any other fossil horses.