Welcome to The www.fossils-facts-and-finds Site Blog. Here you will find the newest additions to www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com, including lesson plans and student activities on fossils and earth science. You will also find articles on the latest discoveries in the world of fossils and paleontology.
There are distinct advantages to blogging.
Blastoids are an extinct class of echinoderms.
Petrified wood: Trees turned to stone
The Mesozoic Era-What you need to know about the climate, continents, plants and animals including the dinosaurs, the first mammals and flowers of the Mesozoic.
During The Archean Eon the crust of the earth solidifies, oceans form, tectonic activity begins, and the first prokaryot life emerges including stromatolites.
The Hadean Time is the fiery formation of earth. No rocks from this time are still around so it is not a geologic eon. It was a time of fiery birth for earth.
How are fossils formed you ask? Pictures and descriptions of 6 common ways fossils can form and the conditions needed for fossilization to occur.
The Permian Period: a time of great change in the climate, continents, and living things. The beginnings of mammals, and the greatest extinction ever!
The Triassic Period: Life recovers From the great extinction at the end of the Permian period . How did that happen? What plants and animals survived?
Velociraptor was not the fearsome dino in the movies. That was deinonychus. It was really a turkey sized Dinosaur with feathers and an interesting story!
The Silurian Period Giant sea scorpions, the first plants on land, coral reef builders, and the major events shaping climate and geography on earth.
Check out some of the Educational Materials for sale on our sister site fossilicious.com.
Geologic Time Geologic Time LineProterozoic Era