Create a Word document that includes the following:
Part 1: Take a look at the page on the Middle and Late Devonian “Old Red Continent” (ORC) at http://csmres.
How was the ORC formed? Make a sketch and describe in writing the modern continents that made up parts of the “ORC.
” Where was the equator at this time and what were the prevailing winds like at this time?
Part 2: Use the web resources at the web pages on placoderms located at the University of California, Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology web site as follows: http://www.
What is the nature of an placoderm? What is the geological range of this fish? Make a sketch of the bony skull of the placoderm.
Why was bony armor of importance to such fish at this time in geological history?