Department of Geology

Teaching about Marine Microfossils

Dr. J Bret Bennington
Office: 138 Gittleson Hall
Phone: 516-463-5568
Fax: 516-463-5120

Marine Microfossils Power Point Presentation - view a web version of my ppt presentation from the 2002 NYSMEA conference at L.I.U. Southampton College, Long Island.

Download Microfossil presentation for use in the classroom.


Directions to Big Brook, New Jersey - glauconite sands with microfossils, as well as shark teeth and invertebrate fossils can be collected from this accessible locality of the Upper Cretaceous Navesink Formation.
Poricy Park, New Jersey - the nature center at Poricy Park has provisions for school groups who wish to collect fossils. Glauconite sands from stream level at Poricy Park contain abundant Cretaceous microfossils.
Ward's Scientific - microfossils and microscope slides for displaying microfossils can be obtained through the Ward's Geology catalog.

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