Further Information:

PRI publishes two books about fossils of New York State and the Northeastern U.S. that may be helpful when used with an adult. Examples of age-appropriate resources that PRI recommends include the following:


Allmon, W. & Ross, R. 1998. Ithaca is Gorges. PRI.
Cassie, B. 2000. Audubon First Field Guide: Shells. Scholastic.
Dixon, D. 1996. Prehistoric life. Oxford University Press.
Edelstein, K. 1999. Lasting Impressions. Cornell Coop. Extension.
Linsley, D. 1994. Devonian Paleontology of New York. PRI.
Taylor, P. 2000 Eyewitness Fossil. DK Publishing.



  • Eyewitness Video: Prehistoric life. 1996
  • Eyewitness Video: Ocean. 1997
  • National Geographicís: Deep Sea Dive. 1994
  • The Living Sea. 1995

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