Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: The Oldest Animal Fossils

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Paleontologist Scott Evans aired April 17, 2020, as part of the Fossil Friday series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Paleontologist Scott Evans discusses the study of the oldest animal fossils and how curiosity often led to important discoveries in this field. Anyone who is curious can be a good scientist!

Teaching Resources

Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
3-5, 6-8