Dinosaur footprint workshop<br />Students are asked to<br /><ul><li>Measure simulated track way
Calculate speed
Suggest order of tracks
Compare results</li></ul>3<br />3<br />2<br />Stride Length<br />Stride length<br />1<br />Stride length<br />0<br />
Students asked to<br /><ul><li>Measure real track ways
Calculate speed
Suggest order of tracks
Compare results</li></ul>mud<br />cracks<br />
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  1. 1. Dinosaur footprint workshop<br />Students are asked to<br /><ul><li>Measure simulated track way
  2. 2. Calculate speed
  3. 3. Suggest order of tracks
  4. 4. Compare results</li></ul>3<br />3<br />2<br />Stride Length<br />Stride length<br />1<br />Stride length<br />0<br />
  5. 5. Students asked to<br /><ul><li>Measure real track ways
  6. 6. Calculate speed
  7. 7. Suggest order of tracks
  8. 8. Compare results</li></ul>mud<br />cracks<br />
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  10. 10. Trilobite track way activity<br />Cruziana trilobite trackways<br />Probably Upper Cambrian <br />(500 million years old)<br />Probably from Wales<br />LL.15976<br />
  11. 11. Cruziana trilobite trackways<br />Probably Upper Cambrian <br />(500 million years old)<br />From Wales<br />LL.15976<br />
  12. 12. 0°<br />Students asked to:<br />Plot the direction of travel?<br />What does this tell us about the behaviour of the trilobites?<br />45 °<br />315 °<br />90 °<br />270 °<br />1<br />2<br />Direction of <br />movement<br />3<br />4<br />135 °<br />225 °<br />5<br />6<br />180 °<br />
  13. 13. What burrowing attitude can you identify?<br />Can you find any resting traces?<br />From: Seilacher, A. (2007) Trace fossil analysis. Springer, Berlin, 225 p<br />
  14. 14. How many different trilobites have made the trails?<br />

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