SHARKFINDER® CITIZEN SCIENCE
Recognized by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Nature, Science, Scientific America and Voice of America.
Find a new species or first occurrence of a species. Work with unsearched fossil media to find shark, ray, and skate teeth from ocean sediments that date back millions of years. And, if you make a scientifically significant discovery, you get the credit!
When a participant of the SharkFinder® program finds a scientifically significant fossil specimen, they are acknowledged by name in the resulting professional publication. Contributors with a valuable contribution will receive a certificate of accomplishment.
SETTING UP THE LAB SPACE
Matrix should be sieved until all gray sediment is broken down. Black indicates fossilization.
This sample was properly sieved as most of the sample is black material which indicates fossilization.
The more black material you have, the more you can investigate.
Students can commemorate their SharkFinder® experience with a collectors patch by making a minimum $10 donation! Nearly 90% of donations received from your donation drive are returned back to you. Contact us to receive donation forms.