Peer-reviewed paper: Amateur paleontological societies and fossil clubs, interactions with professional paleontologists, and social paleontology in the United States

May 12th, 2016 by

Check out the first peer-reviewed publication to result from the FOSSIL Project!  This article, published by the journal Palaeontologia Electronica, is open-access and freely available to readers.  Click here to […]

March 29th, 2016 by

Check out our partner’s website: This website contains great fossil hunting resources, printable fossil ID sheets, and much more!

Formative Evaluation of myFOSSIL Website

March 25th, 2016 by

This report contains the results of a formative evaluation study on the myFOSSIL website, conducted in July 2014. This was completed by an external evaluation group (Audience Viewpoints Consulting, Inc.). […]

Paper: Using Fossil Teeth to Study the Evolution of Horses in Response to a Changing Climate

February 2nd, 2016 by

♦ SUMMARY: This paper, co-authored by UF Curriculum and Instruction PhD student Julie Bokor (@jbokor) and two high school biology teachers, Jennifer Broo (@jbroo) and Jessica Mahoney, was published in the February 2016 […]

Educational Outreach Materials

December 11th, 2015 by

These resources have been created by fossil clubs across the U.S. for outreach purposes.  Before using any of these resources, please contact the indicated point-person for permission. Want to see […]

Resource: Digital Atlas of Ordovician Life: Resources for Teachers

November 12th, 2015 by

♦ SUMMARY: Check out this fantastic set of resources for teaching paleontology in K-12 classrooms! Students can examine the ancient oceans of Ohio, investigate ecosystem dynamics using fossils from the Cincinnati […]

Paper: Science in K-5

October 9th, 2015 by

♦ SUMMARY: Science traditionally has been underrepresented in K-5 teaching and learning. The reasons for this are multifaceted, including emphasis on core skills of reading, writing, and math learning, but also […]

Resource: PaleoTEACH

October 1st, 2015 by

♦ SUMMARY: PaleoTEACH is an initiative funded by the Florida Museum of Natural History and Duke University through multiple NSF grants. The goal is to make available high quality 3D models […]

myFOSSIL Intellectual Property Licensing Policy

September 15th, 2015 by

Intellectual Property Licensing Policy The myFOSSIL portal promotes an open-access approach to sharing data (here interpreted to include text, metadata, and structured data) and media (here interpreted to include graphics, […]

IRB Form – Informed Consent

September 15th, 2015 by

You can view a PDF copy of the UF-approved informed research consent form here. FOSSIL_informed_consent