Biology Question #335
Jessica Hawthorn, a 14 year old female from Lac La Biche, Alberta, Canada asks on February 12, 1998,
What experience and education should I get for a career in paleontology?
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answered on February 12, 1998
A Paleontologist is a scientist who studies the remains of ancient life as recorded in the fossil record. If you are in Junior or Senior High School you should study and do well in:
- pure sciences like physics and chemistry
- languages (French, German or Latin)
For lots more information on how to become a Paleontologist, go to the Tyrrell Museum website.
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