Let's Go Digging! In Search of the Mastodon
Abigail Fillmore: Science, Medicine, Inventions and tech
Skill: Elementary School
Time Required: One to three class periods
When Abigail Fillmore was only three years old, the very first mastodon fossils were discovered on a farm in New York State. Since then, many mastodon fossils have been found, including whole skeletons.
Extinct Animals: The Mastadon
Mammoths and Mastadons
A Cabinet of CuriositiesMastodons
Mastodons in Missouri The Mastodon Project (New York) Drawing of a Mastadon to colorCredits:This lesson was inspired by the story of the “Mastadon Dig” in 1801, and further developed by Averil McClelland, Kent State University.