Earth Science: Parade of Ancient Life
- Main contributor
Indiana U Audio-Visual Center
[motion picture] Examines the evidence concerning the origin and development of living forms, providing a general framework for fossil study and for the appreciation of earth history and paleontology as fields of investigation. Drawing on specimens, reconstructions, and dioramas from seven museums in the U.S. and Canada, presents typical life forms in Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras. Surveys the evidence for organic evolution and changes in climate and landforms. Shows the relationship of ancient life to our present-day natural resources.