Paleontological Education

On the News | USA | North Dakota Geological Survey announces public fossil dig dates @ Brainerd Dispatch

On the News @ Brainerd Dispatch Title:  North Dakota Geological Survey announces public fossil dig dates Emily Driscoll Excerpt: “The North Dakota Geological Survey has announced dates and locations for the 2018 Public Fossil Dig. Experienced and amateur diggers are welcome to attend one of the four sites across North Dakota: Dickinson area, June 25-29; Medora, July 12-15; Bismarck area, July 19-21, 23-28; and Pembina Gorge, Aug. 7-11. “The Public

On the News | Brazil | Vale dos Dinossauros, na PB, expõe um dos fósseis mais antigos do Brasil @ G1

On the News @ G1 Title:  Vale dos Dinossauros, na PB, expõe um dos fósseis mais antigos do Brasil G1 Excerpt: “O osso do dinossauro “Sousatitan” que foi encontrado em Sousa, no Sertão paraibano, no ano de 2014 voltou a cidade depois de passar por estudos e agora está em exposição disponível para visita do público no Museu do Vale dos Dinossauros. Segundo os paleontólogos que descobriram o fóssil, esse dinossauro é

On the News | USA | The Natural History Museum's DinoFest is a dino-lovers dream come true @ Deseret News

On the News @ Deseret News Title:  The Natural History Museum’s DinoFest is a dino-lovers dream come true Rex Magana Excerpt: “This weekend, the Natural History Museum of Utah may feel a little like one of the Jurassic Park movies, but happily, without the bloodshed or drama. It’s time for the museum’s second annual DinoFest, a kid-friendly event with plenty to interest the area’s grown-up armchair paleontologists. Keynote speakers Stephanie Pierce

On the News | USA | Digital dinos: Paleontology goes virtual at USF @ Fox 13

On the News @ Fox 13 Title:  Digital dinos: Paleontology goes virtual at USF Mark Wilson Excerpt: “A groundbreaking class at the University of South Florida is putting a modern twist on the prehistoric past. It’s called digital dinosaurs. “Digital dinosaurs provides a comprehensive exploration, including some hands-on training of the digital tools used in paleontology,” explained the professor, Dr. Ryan Carney. “So while the subject matter focuses on dinosaurs,

On the News | KU students to continue unearthing T-Rex skeleton with help from crowdfunding campaign @ The University Daily Kansan

On the News @ The University Daily Kansan Title:  KU students to continue unearthing T-Rex skeleton with help from crowdfunding campaign Excerpt: “For the past three summers, Jayhawks have traveled to Montana to help dig up a Tyrannosaurus rex (T-Rex) skeleton that will eventually find a home at the University. Now a successful fundraising campaign will allow them to continue that work for another summer. Professor David Burnham, a paleontologist with the University’s

On the News | Mexico | Proyectan innovación digital en animación paleontológica @ El Diario de Coahuila

On the News @ El Diario de Coahuila Title:  Proyectan innovación digital en animación paleontológica Héctor López Excerpt: “En los laboratorios de la Benemérita Escuela Normal de Coahuila, maestros investigadores llevan a cabo el proyecto de Innovación Digital en animación paleontológica; ya se tiene avance del 80 por ciento y se trata que desde las computadoras y sistemas de internet, los niños aprendan a realizar tareas de armar moldes de tipos

On the News | Canada | CFDC Launches Mobile Game Where Kids "Dig" For Fossils @ Pembina Valley Online

On the News @ Pembina Valley Online Title:  CFDC Launches Mobile Game Where Kids “Dig” For Fossils Excerpt: “The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) in Morden leaped onto the digital stage Thursday morning. The museum launched an interactive mobile game which gives visitors the chance to collect fossils and create their own “Bruce” while they walk through the museum. “The idea was to leverage devices that people are already using,” said

Job | Science Curriculum Designer @ IXL Learning

Position: Science Curriculum Designer Employer: IXL Learning Qualifications: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Astronomy, or Engineering Master’s or PhD in Paleontology Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Application Deadline: the position is available until filled Apply: here Link: Click here to access the full text of the offer Offer full description: “Science Curriculum Designer Curriculum Development Raleigh, North Carolina Are you ready to shape the future of

On the News | USA | Native American students encouraged to embrace sciences through dinosaur dig @ FOX25

On the News @ FOX25 Title:  Native American students encouraged to embrace sciences through dinosaur dig Phil Cross Excerpt: “As the skies clear over the Black Mesa in Oklahoma’s panhandle a group of students begin digging into history. Along the top of one of the mesas is a carefully excavated site. At the corner of the north ridge, a piece of rebar sticks from the ground in the exact location where