Videos & Tutorials

myFOSSIL Tutorials

myFOSSIL Webinar Recordings

Series 1 – Fundamentals of Fossils

Series 2 – Women in Paleontology

Series 3 – FOSSIL Roadshow: Fossil Identification

Videos of Interest to the Paleontological Community

Tutorial 1, Log-in & Profile Navigation

 

Tutorial 2, Creating an Entry in the Fossil Gallery

 

Tutorial 3, The Basics of Cleaning Fossils

 

Tutorial 4, Digitizing Your Collection

 

Tutorial 5, Cutting and Polishing Fossils (a.k.a. Jack’s Movie!)

 

Tutorial 6, How to Comment on Proposed BLM-Related Regulations Under PRPA

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FOSSIL Webinar Series 1 – Fundamentals of Fossils

Fossil Collecting: Where, When, & How

08/31/16
Speaker: Jayson Kowinsky, creator of www.fossilguy.com

Note: We had some technical issues with our first webinar and so the recording starts about 10 minutes into Jayson’s talk.

 

Field Notes 101

09/29/16
Speaker: Bruce MacFadden of University of Florida/Florida Museum of Natural History

 

Excavating Fossils

10/19/16
Speaker: Dava Butler of Waco Mammoth National Monument & Montana State Univ

 

Fossil Preparation Basics

11/30/16
Speaker: Rachel Narducci of the Florida Museum of Natural History

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FOSSIL Webinar Series 2 – Women in Paleontology

Women in Paleontology: Tara’s Take

01/25/17
Speaker: Tara Lepore, researcher and educator at the Webb Schools/Alf Museum of Paleontology

My Life as a Curator with Brenda Hunda

02/22/17
Speaker: Brenda Hunda, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Fossil Volunteering with Cindy Lockner

03/29/17
Speaker: Cindy Lockner, award-winning amateur paleontologist (Florida Fossil Hunters & Florida Paleontological Society)

From Microfossils to Museums with Lisa White

04/26/17
Speaker: Lisa White, director of education and outreach at the University of California Museum of Paleontology

 

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Roadshow Trial Run with Bruce and Brenda

07/05/17
Speakers: Brenda Hunda (Cincinnati Museum Center) & Bruce MacFadden (Florida Museum)

 
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Videos of Interest to the Paleontological Community

GSA Townhall on PRPA

Origin and Evolution of Animals, by Dr. Shuhai Xiao of Virginia Tech

(click on the image to start the video)

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