This section is presented to help teachers select reliable aids to the teaching of paleontology, from among the large number of Web sites available. The sites included here have been checked for scientific accuracy, but we are not competent to evaluate the teaching procedures suggested. If more detail on any particular topic is required, it might be found among our annotated Web sites.

Teaching Sites

Determining Ages of Rocks and Fossils
University of California Museum of Paleontology

Discovering Dinosaurs
Encyclopaedia Britannica

Paleontology, With an Emphasis on Dinosaurs
Bureau of Land Management

Paleoenvironment - Where Can I See the Sea?
University of California Museum of Paleontology

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
National Academy of Sciences

Where to Find Fossils, by Geographic Locations

United Kingdom

Cretaceous of the Isle of Wight
Dinosaur Isle (formerly Museum of Isle of Wight Geology)

Twenty Fossil Collecting Sites in England
Kids Ark, c/o Life Projects Ltd.

United States

Some 120 US Fossil Localities, grouped by State
Evidently by one M. Perona

Thirteen Fossil Localities in Indiana and Kentucky
Falls of the Ohio State Park

Maryland Sites
Maryland Geological Survey

Pennsylvania Sites
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Please send comments and suggestions to William Riedel.