Archive for January, 2011

Modern Bivalve example.

January 30, 2011 Comments off

Found this surprisingly helpful putting into perspective how bivalves live today. What we’ve learnt about relates to what the guy’s talking about which is cool.x

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What do you want to revise?

January 17, 2011 Comments off

The list below is from your post-it notes. I suggest that we take them in descending order over the next week or two.

14 votes Radiometric dating
14 votes Isotope ratios and temperature changes
9 votes Palaeoclimatic change
6 votes Stratigraphic ranges Read more…

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What do you want to revise?

January 12, 2011 Comments off

Remember to let me know this on Friday’s lesson – if you are missing it because of a test, pass your requests via a friend.
I’ve attached the pictures of microfossils to this post – if you can identify them you’re doing well.

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Great essay on dating by Joe

January 9, 2011 Comments off

Here’s an essay on dating of rocks that I found – and guess what, it’s by Joe! It’s on a website put up by Joe and a friend which touches on many things palaeontological – take a look, but I really recommend this particular essay to you as it ties together many of the things we studied in dating.  There is an exceptionally clear and concise explanation of Read more…

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Ammonite diet revealed by high energy X-rays

January 9, 2011 Comments off

This BBC article describes how a team of French & German researchers have produced 3-D images of the inside of an ammonite fossil using very high energy X-rays from the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.  The images show Read more…

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Prehistoric Nunchcuks

January 7, 2011 Comments off

Recently unearthed this egregious article whilst expending time in the exploration of the National Geographic website acquring valuable additional sources to support my ongoing learning.

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