Fossils, Rocks, and
TimeÐThis 24-page free booklet explains the basics of how fossils are used
in establishing time sequence in geology. 94-0054
Michigan Stratigraphy (rock
layers): The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) archives a
number of maps dealing with MichiganÕs stratigraphy.
Dinosaurs Fact and Fiction:
Òcontains answers to some frequently asked questions about dinosaurs, with
current ideas and evidence to correct some long-lived popular
Geological Time Machine: The
University of California at Berkeley Museum of Paleontology offers the
easily navigable Geological Time Machine with sections on stratigraphy with
information about deposition, nomenclature, and strata identification;
ancient life with an overview of major biological events, including origin
and extinction of important groups; localities with resources about
particular fossil localities, and tectonics which discusses continental
migrations, changes in global circulation, and climate change. This site
also offers links to K-12 educational resources and museum exhibits.
Kittinger, Jo. Stories in
Stone: The World of Animal Fossils. Watts, 1999.
Manning, Mick. WhatÕs
Under The Bed?