Online Resources

Geology 101

Video on Demand Professional Development

Annenburg Learner

Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space

This course is appropriate for elementary and middle school educators and consists of 8 one hour videos.

Earth Revealed

This course is appropriate for high school through adult learners and consists of 26 half hour episodes. 

Planet Earth

This course is suitable for high school through adult learners and consists of 7 one hour videos.

MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) Platforms

Massive Online Open Course platforms or MOOCs are generally free online classes offered by premier institutions in an open enrollment format. Certificates of completion are available for a fee. Classes may be on demand or offered several times a year. The time commitment varies by class, but tend to be between 2-8 hours per week. There are several platforms to choose from. 


The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators

Offered by the American Museum of Natural History

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology

Offered by the University of Alberta

Class Central

Planet Earth...and You!

Offered by the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana

Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes

Offered by the University of Manchester

Who we are

The DPS is a group of professional and amateur paleontologists that want to exchange information, interact, and continue their education in paleontology.  We meet once a month on the second Wednesday evening of the month at Brookhaven College, Building H.


If you have a question, if you have a fossil that you cannot identify, or need a site investigation, contact the Fossil Bureau of Investigation for help.

Contact Us at 817-355-4693 

Why join us

We have fun.

We learn stuff.

We go cool places.

We find interesting things.

We make new friends.

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