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Roger Weller, geology instructor   
wellerr@cochise.edu

last edited:  12/16/15


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Historical Geology Topics
The following 60 geology web pages were
developed by Cochise College students.
Materials contained within these presentations are from
many sources.  These web pages are intended only for
non-commercial educational uses.


fossils
strange fossils
        Tully Monster
- Matt Wozniak  (Spring 2006)
sponges
        Sponges- Holly Chesmore (Spring 2009)
brachiopods
         
Brachiopods- Todd Nehem (Spring 2009)
echinoderms
       Crinoids
- Marie Rosenkranz  (Spring 2005)                                               
arthropods
       The Largest Trilobite
-
                 Mary Ann Hernandez  (Spring 2005)

         
Eurypterids- Elizabeth Cruz  (Spring 2007)
         
Horseshoe Crabs- Paul Foss  (Spring 2007)
         
Trilobites- Detric Miles  (Spring 2010)
cephalopods
         
Ammonite Fossils- Jody Larson  (Spring 2006)
        Prehistoric Cephalopods-
Sean Fossgreen  (Spring 2010)
corals
        Coral Reefs-
John Somers (Spring 2008)
fish
        Armored Fish- Freddie Arreola  (Spring 2005)
        Megalodon: Lord of the Sea-
       
       Kayla Walker (Spring 2008)
          Megalodon- Kris Yancy  (Spring 2005)
          Frilled Sharks-
Chris Hinton (Spring 2009)
amphibians
           Pacific Tree Frogs-
               Amanda Anderson  (Spring 2007)

reptiles
           Crocodiles- Heike McGarry  (Spring 2006)
          
Crocodiles- Patrick Ransford (Spring 2013)
        Gizzard Stones (Gastroliths)-
Leslie Evans (Spring 2013)
        Gastroliths-Stomach Rocks Through the Ages-
                 
 Daniel Quarto (Spring 2008)
        
  Iguanodon-  by Karen Murray (Spring 2009)
         Pachycephalosaurus-
Matt Crabb  (Spring 2010)
           Mosasaurs-The Largest Reptiles-
                    April Aloisio  (Spring 2007)

         Phytosaurs-
Jason Meinhardt  (Fall 2007)
         Triceratops- Sarah Moore (Spring 2008)
           Tyrannosaurus Rex- by Neyda Blaine (Spring 2009)
         Uncommon Dinosaurs-
Sean Harvey (Spring 2008)
         Velociraptor-
Caitlin Henry (Spring 2008)
birds
            Giant Birds of the Past and Present-
                    Owen Benton  (Spring 2005)

       
 Birds and the Beasts-
                   
Melanie Lewis  (Spring 2006)
mammals                                                                                                                 
         The Evolution of Bats-
Joseph Turcotte (Spring 2008)
         Duck-Billed Platypus
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                    Jaime Garcia  (Spring 2006)

         Duckbill Platypus
-
                    Jennifer Hermalik  (Spring 2006) 

           
Duck-Billed Platypus-
                   Maggie Monahan  (Spring 2007)  

         Giant Sloths
- Michael Guest  (Spring 2005)
           
Glyptodont- Jocelynn Snoozy  (Spring 2005)
           
Evolution of a Rhinoceras-
                    Ada Brownson  (Spring 2005)

          
Wooly Mammoth-
                   Cristina Corona  (Spring 2005)

          
Mastodon vs. Mammoth-
                    Mark Van Otten  (Spring 2006)
        Murray Springs, Clovis Site
                   Jenna Backinger  (Fall 2007)
          
Whale Evolution-
                   Adrienne Romero (Spring 2007)

          
Sabre-Toothed Cat- Nathan Aloisio  (Spring 2007)
          
La Brea Tar Pits- Beckett Chmura  (Spring 2007)
          
La Brea Tar Pits- Kelsea Backinger  (Spring 2007)
plants
        
 Petrified Wood- Demetra Moore (Spring 2012)
strange fossils?
       
Problem Fossils-  Elizabeth Wolfe (Fall 2010)
 

concepts
Burgess Shale

          
Burgess Shale- Victoria Hermosilla (Spring 2008)
geologic periods
        Devonian Period- Ellie Wilson (Spring 2009)
geologic time

        Once Upon a Geological Time-

                    Molly Darlington  (Spring 2006)
salt beds
          German Salt Beds- John Beech  (Spring 2010)
fossilization
        Amber vs. Copal
- Amber Hughes  (Spring 2006)
        Fossils- Corey Pricer (Fall 2014)
         
To Fossilize Or Not To Fossilize?
                   Christian Cruz (Fall 2011)
petrified wood
          The Petrified Forest- Amelia Moheit  (Spring 2010)
planetary formation
 
       Creation of the World: A Geologic View-
                     Blayne Kennedy (Spring 2009)
plate tectonics
         Continental Drift- Theresa Tate (Spring 2008) 
evolution of life forms
    
     Biogenic Magnetite and Biomagnetism-
                     Adam Bolton  (Spring  2007)
extinctions
       
 Chicxulub: Meteorite Impact on the Yucatan Peninsula-
                     Vivian Lewis  (Spring 2006)

            The Pleistocene Extinctions-
                     Simara Hubble  (Spring 2006)
famous formations
            Solnhofen Limestone-Germany
                    
Jessica Hoffman  (Fall 2007)

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