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University of Texas at Austin
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Geo 302d - Age of Dinosaurs

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Geo 302D Age of Dinosaurs LAB 9 Dino Pit Now that you are able to identify dinosaurs in both lab and lecture let s go dig some up The major goals of this lab are to simulate the field work that paleontologists participate in and to use fossils to answer questions that paleontologists often confront The Dino Pit exhibit in the Austin Science and Nature Center is an excellent facility for you to achieve these goals At the Dino Pit you will discover and uncover fossils identify the taxa that you have found make a brief interpretation of the environment in which each taxon lived place the fossils in proper temporal stratigraphic order and answer some general questions about a few of the fossils Information on how to complete these tasks is given below Make sure to read through the entire lab before you begin to maximize your time at the Dino Pit You have a lot of work ahead of you Below are driving directions to the Austin Science and Nature Center as well as Capital Metro Bus Routes 29 and 470 Note 470 only runs on Saturday These buses will drop off at Zilker Park so you will have to walk to the Dino Pit from the bus stop Directions to the Austin Nature and Science Center see map of Zilker Park below From MOPAC Loop 1 take the 2244 Rollingwood exit and go east on Barton Springs Road Take a left on Stratford Drive immediately east of the Zilker Botanical Gardens Follow Stratford to the parking area under the MOPAC bridge just by the Hike and Bike Trail Our entrance is just across the road from the parking lot From IH 35 head west on Riverside Drive Turn left at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Barton Springs Road Continue on Barton Springs Road about 1 5 miles past Lamar Blvd then turn right on Stratford Drive immediately east of the Zilker Botanical Gardens Follow Stratford to the parking area under the MOPAC bridge just by the Hike and Bike Trail Our entrance is just across the road from the parking lot Other information Be on time Check in with one of the Age



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