Category: Fossils

Curious About Fossils (Smithsonian)

Curious About Fossils (Smithsonian)

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By the way, the collection of bones doesn't have to be complete, or even from the same creature! The dinosaurs didn't even have time to fall over. 51 evidence of very rapid burial? If this hole is later filled with other minerals, it is a cast. If these opposition people have video cameras around to film such events they should be filming the attack itself. Therefore, there is no transition from reptiles to mammals, but rather from synapsids to mammals. This paper generated much controversy, as colorfully reported by Wired, which concludes, "Asara and Schweitzer, in other words, have done just what the critics asked.
Creatures of the sky (Wild Age)

Creatures of the sky (Wild Age)

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Gemstones, minerals and fossils are a highly profitable retail line. Voids within the Chalk, such as fractures or with brachiopod and echinoid shells, are often the site of secondary mineral growth. This may not seem important until you realize that most of the study of early life is the study of hard parts � trying to learn something about an animal from a mold or cast of its shell. General knowledge of anatomy and associated terms is helpful. Robert Hooke (1635-1703) and Niels Stensen (1638-1686) would put science on a more productive path to understanding the nature and formation of fossils.
Oviraptor (Exploring Dinosaurs)

Oviraptor (Exploring Dinosaurs)

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We can be certain the record is substantially complete. The sediment is buried and turns into sedimentary rock. The answer to that question of course depends on the wealth of the fossil record we already have available. If you would like to contribute information on Tennessee geology, or if you have a question about Tennessee geology, please leave a comment to this post. Whether you are an adult or child, their are exhibits with things to see, interact with, and learn about that will amaze and intrigue.
Fossil Fuels (Energy Sources)

Fossil Fuels (Energy Sources)

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The fossil record and faunal succession form the basis of the science of biostratigraphy or determining the age of rocks based on embedded fossils. Examining Your Fossil (Grades 3-5; modify for grades K-2) With a hand lens, students will look at the fossils they made previously and come up with conclusions about the fossils. The fossils of what is known as Beecher�s Trilobite Beds reveal that 450 million years ago a deep sea covered the region, harboring in its waters a wealth of invertebrate species: many species of trilobites hunted and scavenged on the sea floor; worms and clams burrowed in the mud; brachiopods attached themselves to the shells that littered the sea floor, opening their valves to filter the water for food; colorful crinoids (sea lilies) waved their flower-like stalks in the sea currents; predatory starfish patrolled the muddy bottom while squid-like nautoloids propelled themselves through the water with their long tentacles, seeking prey; coelenterate polyps built their coral houses on the sea floor while zooids built huge graptolite colonies that floated like rafts on the surface.
Dining With Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching

Dining With Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching

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However, with the continued discovery of human fossils of alleged great age, pre-Adamism has moved into the Church and become one of the major apologetic methods used in the harmonisation of science and the Scriptures. This is a great learning center where most everything is hands on, and a small rescue zoo where you can see all kinds of owls, birds, a raccoon, two foxes, snakes, turtles, spiders, a porcupine, and a bobcat! Ice Age Camels Butchered in Colorado Live Science - February 25, 2009 Stone tools found in Boulder, Colorado were used to butcher camels and horses 13,000 years ago, before the beasts became extinct in the region.
Dinosaur Fossils (I Love Reading: Dino World)

Dinosaur Fossils (I Love Reading: Dino World)

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Decay is caused by bacteria in the environment. However, as you get nearer to the western extremity of the beach, approaching Golden Cap, a continuous kerb-like, harder, and more calcareous stone layer makes an appearance. We will definitely check out your recommendations komradebob, and Partridge Run is a place I had not heard of, so that too will be on our visitation list. ... said Terry on Jun 22, 2012 at 5:17 PM The first two rows are used for obtaining prey, the other rows rotate into place as they are needed.
Apatosaurus (Exploring Dinosaurs)

Apatosaurus (Exploring Dinosaurs)

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The chemistry, sedimentary structures and minerals in the rocks suggest stromatolites were made by living organisms, they said. This science studies the evolution, the way of life, and the extinction of organisms that existed in time periods before the present. The small cove at Pwll Du (or Pwlldu) on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula in South Wales has been created by two fault lines extending approximately northwest to southeast. Perhaps Glenn Drive is the type location rather than off Elm Grove Road?
Fossils and Rocks (My Science Library, 4-5)

Fossils and Rocks (My Science Library, 4-5)

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Along with workshops and events in the Community Event Center, Nature's Treasures also features daily practitioners in the store. All theistic evolutionists and many who invoke other strategies for harmonising Genesis 1–3 with the human fossil record hold to the concept of pre-Adamites, although they seldom use the term. Head is hypothetical based on Megalancosaurus. The head is either firmly attached to a wooden shaft, or the hammer head and shaft are formed from one piece of steel.
Present to Past - Buried Treasure: Archaeology for Kids

Present to Past - Buried Treasure: Archaeology for Kids

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Because we have no obvious modern comparison, that's made it really hard to work out what this organism was like when it was alive � how it moved, if it moved, how it fed, how it reproduced. Sh el l i nteri or untl l ed. sol ved. The article reporting this research said: In only a few weeks, they managed to mimic a mineralisation process that takes millions of years in nature’ Yet the article has shown that such preservation does not need millions of years. There is no audio but could easily be adapted to fit teacher needs.
Smithsonian Young Explorers: Dinosaurs

Smithsonian Young Explorers: Dinosaurs

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Fossil reveals oldest live birth: Fish had umbilical cord BBC - May 28, 2008 A fossil fish uncovered in Australia is the oldest-known example of a mother giving birth to live young, scientists have reported in the journal Nature. Many fossil remains consist only of teeth. Don't mistake me for a strict creationist as I am not. This tells us little about what lived inside the shell. Also, just like in modern deserts, the Coconino Sandstone has inclined cross bedding in it.