Collecting Fossils: Hold Prehistory in the Palm of Your

Collecting Fossils: Hold Prehistory in the Palm of Your Hand[PDF / Epub] ☃ Collecting Fossils: Hold Prehistory in the Palm of Your Hand By Steve Parker – Varanus.us Step into the past Here are all the basics on the fossilization process and collecting them recognizing rocks that contain fossils, what tools and techniques to use, and how to collect in a safe and e Step into Hold Prehistory PDF/EPUB é the past Here are all the basics on the fossilization process and collecting them recognizing rocks that contain fossils, what tools and techniques to use, and how to collect in a safe and environmentally safe way Tips cover cleaning, preserving, and displaying your finds Document and identify your collection properly using the handy guide, arranged in three sections.

Collecting Fossils: Hold Prehistory in the Palm of Your
  • Hardcover
  • 80 pages
  • Collecting Fossils: Hold Prehistory in the Palm of Your Hand
  • Steve Parker
  • English
  • 08 March 2019
  • 0806997621

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    This book goes over the basic generalities of fossils and then fossil collecting, followed by a brief guide to the history of life.It was OK sufficiently OK that I m keeping it rathar than passing it on it was well designed and well written and has some good info but I have issues with it I can t tell if it s aimed at children or adults the general level of the writing seems to assume children, but then it assumes the readers will be using power tools and toxic chemicals alone and going o This book goes over the basic generalities of fossils and then fossil collecting, followed by a brief guide to the history of life.It was OK sufficiently OK that I m keeping it rathar than passing it on it was well designed and well written and has some good info but I have issues with it I can t tell if it s aimed at children or adults the general level of the writing seems to assume children, but then it assumes the readers will be using power tools and toxic chemicals alone and going on solo expeditions, so I am confused This could explain why it failed to get checkouts at the library.It also had absolutely nothing about the ethics of private fossil collection vs scientific excavation and study, except one tiny box that suggested that if you find something really spectacular you should tell a scientist because you might get it named after you Which is great as far as it goes but really, really doesn t cover the massive complexities of the ethical debates going on there.Beyond that, it was just really vague, in such a way that I m questioning how useful it would actually be And like nearly all fossil guides I have read, it reflects an experience of amateur fossil collecting that really has very little to do with my lifetime s experience and involves finding farspectacular stuff without mentioning any of the actually useful advice I have given and gotten Similarly, the guide to fossils pages, while they re an ok overview of the history of life, are really really unlikely to help anybody ID any fossils except in the most general way

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