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Jackson School of Geosciences Taphonomy Game

SKU: 120241522
Brand: Jackson School of Geosciences


This item is a fundraiser item and is non-refundable.

Funds from game sales support research by Jackson school students, specifically developing and assessing educational activities (like more board games).

Be a paleontologist! Protect, preserve, and unearth Jurassic fossils in this educational board game that teaches players how ancient creatures became fossils, a process called Taphonomy.

Playing this game will introduce you to the complex pathways involved in fossilization. See how biology, chemistry, oceanography, and geology influence our view of ancient life on Earth.

Developed by former Ph.D. student, Anna Weiss, and Dr. Rowan Martindale at The Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin.

Enjoy this educational board game at your favorite game night or as an educational tool in your classroom! The game can be played with 2-4 people (or more if you playing teams) and is fun for ages 12+!