Crinoids: A Paper Model (PDF)

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  • Classroom Activities

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United States Department of the Interior (DOI), United States Geological Survey (USGS)

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This report illustrates how crinoids lived and became fossilized. By studying animations and the paper model, students will better understand the flower-like animal that is referred to as a "sea-lily" and its ocean-floor environment. Included are templates for making the paper model, instructions for its assembly, and a discussion of crinoids.

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1997

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No

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