Category Archives: paleontology

BOOK REVIEW: Grand Canyon by Jason Chin

I have yet to visit the Grand Canyon. My family and I have visited many of the familiar national parks of the west, but so far not this miles-wide chasm in Arizona. After reading the new children’s book Grand Canyon … Continue reading

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Natural history talk from author of Terra Tempo

Craigmore Creations, the Portland publisher that brought out Right Where You Are Now (see this post), also has a series of time travel graphic novels for kids about geology and paleontology, Terra Tempo. I reviewed the second in the series, Terra Tempo, … Continue reading

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Northwest Fossil Fest, August 13th

At the Rice Museum in Hillsboro: NARG’s Northwest Fossil Fest August 13, 2011 Inquire, Inspire, Interact Please join us at the Rice Museum in Hillsboro, Oregon to celebrate Fossil Marine Mammals of the Ancient Northwest! NARG is sponsoring a free event for families to … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: collectors

A thought: With respect to giving your children a taste for Natural History, I will venture one remark, viz that giving them specimens, in my opinion, would tend to destroy such taste. Youngsters must be themselves collectors to acquire a … Continue reading

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