Further Information:

Some books, movies, and websites are created by or with professional scientists. These are more likely to be correct and up-to-date. Look on the front or back cover for further information about who created the resource. Examples of age-appropriate resources that PRI recommends include the following:

Books

  • Aliki, 1990. Fossils Tell of Long Ago. Harper Trophy.
  • Aliki, 1996. Wild and Wooly Mammoths. Harper Collins.
  • Howard, J. 1997. I Can Read About Fossils. Troll Associates.
  • Parker, S., Visscher, P., Hewetson, N., Turvey, R., 1997. Eyewitness Explorers: Rocks and Minerals. DK Pub.
  • Pellant, C. 2000. The Best Book of Rocks, Fossils, and Minerals. Larousse Kingfisher Chambers.
  • Pope, J. 1994. Fossil Detective. Troll Associates.

Websites

Videos

  • Discovery Channel: Raising the Mammoth. 2000
  • Nova Television: Mammoths of the Ice Age. 1995
  • Eyewitness Video: Prehistoric life. 1996

Teacher Tools

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