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The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

The professional organisation for vertebrate palaeontology, and publishers of The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Natural History MuseumThe Natural History Museum is the UK's national museum of natural history, and a centre of scientific excellence in taxonomy and biodiversity.
Palaeontological Association
The Palaeontological Association was founded in 1957 to promote the study of palaeontology.
British Geological Survey
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's longest established national geological survey, established in 1835.
Dinosaur Expeditions,
Conservation & Palaeoart Centre

Dinosaur Farm,
Military Road,
Isle of Wight
PO30 4PG.
Walking with BeastsA BBC website dedicated to the history of dinosaurs and ancient species.
Walking with DinosaursA BBC website and TV series dedicated to the history of dinosaurs and the world around them.
National GeographicWorld’s Largest Nonprofit Scientific and Educational Organization.
Dinosauria On-lineA site for enthusiasts and amateurs, with a huge amount of information.
Burpee Museum of Natural History,
Rockford, Illinois, USA
Museum of dinosaurs and home to the T. rex "Jane".
A Tyrannosaurus rex called Jane.The story of how Jane, a juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex was found, and the work that resulted in its display in 2005.
SUE at the Field Museum.The story of Sue, a large Tyrannosaurus rex on display at the Field Museum, Chicago since 2000.
Reconstructing SAMSON.The story of Samson, a Tyrannosaurus rex found in South Dakota in 1992. The preparatory work is being carried out at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.
Royal Tyrrell Museum,
Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
Canada’s world famous museum of dinosaurs and vertebrate palaeontology.
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource
Woodland Park, Colorado, U.S.A.
Colorado's museum of Late Cretaceous fossils.
Dinosaur Data

Extensive Web site for global news and publications on Dinosaurs and other related reptiles.
www.dmap.co.uk/fossils/A Collection of Eocene and Oligocene Fossils
RockwatchA club for all young fans of fossils, rocks and dinosaurs.
Pterosaur websiteA serious research site for students. Includes a bibliography on pterosaur material and lists of museum specimens.
DinoWightA website produced by local collector Simon Clabby. It contains material on Isle of Wight dinosaurs and museums.
Dinosaur Dental DiscoveriesA website produced by a Florida dentist practice on dinosaur teeth - useful for schools.
The great Dinosaur extinction debateA website containing scientific arguments against a large meteorite at the end of the Cretaceous being the cause of the extinction of dinosaurs.
The great Dinosaur extinction debate 2Balancing two theories of dinosaur extinction - gradual versus sudden.
The great Dinosaur extinction debate 3The theory that the Chixculub meteorite crator was too early to kill the dinosaurs; but volcanic eruptions combined with later meteor strikes may have finished them off.
Archaeology 101

- Uncovering History Through Archaeology
An article shared with us by STEMfans, a U.S. extra-curricular group who are encouraging more people to study and have careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Rock Collecting

- and Geology Basics
An article shared with us by STEMfans, a U.S. extra-curricular group who are encouraging more people to study and have careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

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