By Mazon Productions
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Introducing CHIP ! …. an animated rock hammer starring in 30 minutes of award winning computer animation and live action video.
If you or your children have ever been curious about fossils, then
Earth Stories : Paleontology is the app for you !
Earth Stories is divided into 3 sections : Video Lessons, an interactive Geologic Column and a interactive Fossil Gallery.
The Video Lessons section stars CHIP and contains 5 video segments covering such topics as :
• What is Paleontology and What is a fossil ?
• What tools do paleontologists use to study the earth and tell its story ?
• How do fossils form and what types of rocks yield fossils ?
• Join CHIP on two live action fossil hunts to Argentina & Illinois !
Awards & Endorsements
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio – Platinum Award
• Parents Choice – Gold Award
• National Parenting Publications Award – Honors
“This is an excellent introduction to an interesting topic, and would be a valuable addition to classroom units on fossils” - School Library Journal
“Amusing dialogue between an animated rock hammer and a white message board lures young viewers to this fascinating video” - Booklist
“With the guidance of a computer-animated rock hammer named CHIP, the video takes viewers on a fun filled, fossil-finding adventure....” Parents Express, Philadelphia, PA
Explore the history of the earth by traveling up and down a Geologic Column which contains 33 fossils – 3 from each Period of earth's history !
Then, in the Fossil Gallery, examine in amazing detail 31 fossils from the world famous Mazon Creek locality in Illinois ! Take them for a spin to see them in 360°, then zoom in to see the amazing details of 300 million year old fossils !