Dinosaurs and Other Fossils

Few subjects in the Earth sciences are as fascinating as fossils especially those of dinosaurs. The study of dinosaurs stretches our imaginations, gives us new perspectives on time and space, and invites us to discover worlds very different from our modern Earth.

Dinosaur Science
Dinosuar Classification Dinosuar Classification
This introduces the reader to dinosaur classification.
Dinosaur Eggs Dinosaur Eggs
What would you get if these eggs hatched? Petrified dinosaur babies.
Dinosaur Facts Dinosaur Facts
Questions frequently asked about dinosaurs, with current ideas and evidence to correct some long-lived popular misconceptions.
Dinosaur Tracks Dinosaur Tracks
Dinosaur tracks are fossils known as trace fossils that can include burrows, feeding marks, and footprints.
Dinosaur State Park Dinosaur State Park
Dinosaur State Park is one of the marvels of paleontology. Explore the visitor's center, Connecticut Valley history, or the geology of the area.
Dinosaur Tracks Johnson Farm Track Site
Located in St. George, Utah the Johnson dinosaur track site contains 100's of tracks and rare finds such as swimming tracks and a squatting dinosaur.
3-D Dinosaur Tracks 3-D Dinosaur Tracks
An amazing 3-D gallery of dinosaur tracks, swimming tracks and skin impressions. Get out your red and blue 3-D glasses and enjoy the show.
Dinosaur Dung Dinosaur Dung - Coprolites
As fossils, dinosaur dung becomes geological records of biological activity.
Fossil Formation Fossil Formation
What are fossils and how did they form?
Paleontology Paleontology
Paleontology, put simply, is the study of prehistoric life.
Glossary Paleontology Glossary
Paleontology is the study of life in past geologic time and this glossary includes many of the terms used by paleontologists.
Trilobites Trilobites
The Trilobites made their first appearance in the early Cambrian period.
Geologic Time
Geologic Time Scale Geologic Time Scale
The study of the Earth from the beginning of time to the present can be broken down into sections called geological eras, periods, and epochs.
Paleozoic Era Paleozoic Era
The Paleozoic Era, meaning ancient life is the first of three eras that form a part of the Phanerozoic Eon
Mesozoic Era Mesozoic Era
The Mesozoic Era is the age of the dinosaurs. It includes 3 well known periods called the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.
Cenozoic Era Cenozoic Era
The Cenozoic era, meaning new life is also known as the Age of Mammals.
The Dinosaurs

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