Month: May 2019

The Trouble with Trilobites

It’s #FossilFriday, and you know what that means—fossils. Big surprise, right? This week, with an unoriginal but begging to be used titular parody on the classic Star Trek episode ‘The Trouble with Tribbles”—we’re talking trilobites. Here is my trilobite.  It was a gift from…

Spot the Difference: Hairy and Downy Woodpeckers

It’s #BirdThurs here at #TheWildLife. This week, learn how to tell the difference between a Down and Hairy Woodpecker!

Hoary Puccoon

This #WildflowerWednesday, we take a look at one of my personal favorites—the Hoary Puccoon.

Sunday Fish Sketch| The Common Sea Dragon

This #SundayFishSketch comes from Ichthyologist, Rene Martin. Visit her shop on InPrint to see more of her artwork or to order prints! Meet the Common Sea Dragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus While it may be a dragon by name, the Common Sea Dragon is no more a dragon…

Fossil Friday| Introducing Evolution with the Archaeopteryx

In celebration of #FossilFriday, I wanted to share an educational resource: a lesson I used during student teaching to introduce a unit on evolution. This lesson can be modified for middle school level and was written in accordance to MN state standards which very…