more about mammoths, mastodons, maps and teeth at this site from
the Illinois State Museum.
You can also
are Ice Ages? and When
was the Ice Age?
a look at the real thing...Photos
of Mammoth Fossils from University of Oslo, Norway.
Follow a 1998
expedition team from the American Museum of Natural History as
they prepare and travel to Wrangel
Island, a 2000-square-mile island in the Chukchi Sea off northeastern
Siberia. Woolly mammoths survived on Wrangel Island significantly
longer than anywhere else on earth. The abundance and freshness
of fossil remains made it the best place to start testing a theory
about what killed them off. http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/expeditions/siberia.
the researchers find an answer to their question? What
killed the mammoths?
more Interesting facts
about the woolly mammoth from the Utah Education Network.
Get a feeling
for the great amount of time the earth has been in existence with:
Geologic Timeline http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/NH_Zoo_Magnet/mammoth/mammoth_timeline.html
Timeline from San Diego Natural History Museum and more
of the connection between mammoths and early humans visit:
Fraser University, Mammoths
and People http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/mammoths/mam&peop.htm
Mammoth Site , tour the world's largest woolly mammoth research
site, that is) in Hot Springs, South Dakota, where a dry sinkhole
claimed the lives of mammoths and other Ice Age animals 26,000
years ago. Watch an active paleontological dig and view Ice Age
fossils exhibited in-situ. http://www.mammothsite.com/
Beringia Interpretative Center
Berengia is the wide grassy tundra now comprising Alaska, Yukon,
and part of the Northwest Territories. Home to the first human
in North America and, the plant life there supported the woolly
mammoth and other extinct species.http://www.beringia.com/
Take a look at a cross
section of a tusk and a video
fun looking at these photos
of mammoths bones and become familiar with the theories of why
mammoths became extinct
Follow the evolution of mammoths from a small pig-like animal
to a furry elephant at Seven
Steppes to a Woollier Mammoth.
head to the Mammoth Migration
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center Teacher Forum provides activities
about the tundra and mammoths. http://www.beringia.com/04/04maina.html