How To Find a Dinosaur
In this video, Tyler Lyson describes and demonstrates how he and other paleontologists uncover fossils from prehistoric animals, including dinosaurs.
Lyson describes how to find and uncover dinosaurs buried in rock and addresses misconceptions about the work of paleontologists. He also shows a beautifully preserved turtle fossil and explains that turtles have survived several mass extinctions, despite their current status of being at risk due to human activity.
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AP Biology (2019)
IB Biology (2016)
AP Environmental Science (2020)
Topic(s): 2.5, 9.10
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