- The origins and history of life, first in the sea and then its move onto land.
- Evolution, biogeography and ecology in deep time.
- Extinctions, and how palaeobiology can inform conservation in today's ecosystems.
Ten sites, covering:
As well as providing an understanding evolution and the history of life, these aim to explain the origins of the biodiversity and ecosystems around us today, and how we can try and minimise the impact our activity as humans has on these.Explore evolution & palaeobiology
Eight sites introducing a number of major invertebrate animal groups commonly found as fossils, including:
- Molluscs, including:
You can also find a site introducing microfossils, and a site providing a basic introduction to biostratigraphy.Explore fossils