ERIC Number: ED178341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Field Guide to Fossils. Earth Science Curriculum Project Pamphlet Series PS-4.
Beerbower, James R.
This guide introduces the study of fossils and means through which this study may provide clues to ancient environments and geology. Presented are discussions about the origin of many types of organisms, origin of organic communities, evolution, and extinction of species. Suggestions are provided for likely collection sites, methods of collection, identification of fossils, and field techniques. Appendices, references, and a glossary are provided. (Author/RE)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Geological Inst., Washington, DC.