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Fossil Finds Toolbox

Check out some of the Museum¹s latest fossil discoveries. See casts of Utah-finds like the Allosaurus, Ceratops, Falcarious, T-Rex, and more.

What's in the Fossil Finds Toolbox?

Top Layer Specimens:  Allosaurus jaw, Crocodile scute, Hadrosaur toebone, Falcarious hand, Turtle shell (Cretaceous)

Bottom Layer Specimens:  Allosaurus finger, Camarasaurus tooth, Tyrannosaurus Rex tooth, Utah Ceratops jaw, Hadrosaur longbone with signs of predation

Books:  Bones Rock by Larsen, Eyewitness Fossils, Dinosaurs of Utah by Bagley, Digging up Dinos by Aliki, If You Are a Hunter of Fossils by Baylor and Parnall, Specimen Information (articles about the different specimens)

Other Resources:  A Fossil's Journey: Natural History Museum of Utah DVD (10 minutes), 20 hand lenses


Teaching Toolboxes include revelant curriculum tied to Utah State Core Curriculum Standards. 

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