Ongoing Research Projects - Resources for K-12 Teachers and Students (all listings)
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History: On the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. One of the finest university-based museums in the nation, with an active Paleontology research program and extensive collections.
K-12 URL: http://www.snomnh.ou.edu/education/resources/index.shtml
University of Colorado Natural History Museum: Among the largest collections of fossil vertebrates in the central United States, the University of Colorado Natural History Museum located in Boulder features exhibits, research collections and educational programs for the general public.
K-12 URL: http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/Education/
Carnegie Museum: Invertebrate Paleontology Section: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History Section of Invertebrate Paleontology has more than 100 years of research, field work, educational outreach (PALS), and exhibits on Phanerozoic life. Our collections number more than three-quarters of a million specimens with some 11,000 type and figured specimens published in more than 300 professional publications. Our type and collection strengths are concentrated in the Lower and Upper Paleozoic rocks of the Appalachians, mid-continent, and western Interior Seaway.
Robert W. Purdy PaleoProfile: Purdy is fossil vertebrate collections manager at the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) and a fossil shark specialist.
Judith River Dinosaur Institute: The Judith River Dinosaur Institute, allied with the Phillips County Museum in Malta, Montana, focuses on the dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous. This website features information on recent discoveries, including several duck-billed dinosaurs, as well as information on visiting the museum.