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RE: birds and dinosaurs
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2008 11:49 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: re: birds and dinosaurs
> Okay, sloppy talk, but in every current schoolbook in the
> K12, TODAY, birds are not classified as reptiles . . .
> If dinosaurs are reptiles, do we need to update all the
> textbooks ASAP?
Yes, damn straight we do! (And I can think of a good dinosaur encyclopedia
for youngsters to start with... ;-).
> I'm easy either way - but if the poster is trying to do a PPT
> chart for teens . . .
And that is why it is essential to give them MODERN information. Start with
'em when they are young, and it helps them out further down the road.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
Building 237, Room 1117
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA