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113-Red Encrusting Foraminifera Grades 6-12 $10.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
-- A piece of coral, rock or shell encrusted with the red foraminifera, Homotrema rubrum (Sample in picture is approximately 2 inches long)

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
-- To introduce foraminifera (forams), a group of single-celled organisms that are neither fungi, plants nor animals, and therefore require a separate Kingdom, Protoctista
-- To introduce Homotrema rubrum, the dramatically red, encrusting foraminifera
-- To show how the present-day distribution of a species can be used to infer past environments
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Rock Detective Geoscience Education
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Nellysford , VA 96080

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