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Credits and References

The 2005 Kids' Habitat site-wide redesign and updates were designed and developed by Linda West for SDNHM.


The following credits and references are given for each segment of Kids' Habitat.

Canine Corner

Canine Corner was written and developed by Linda West.

Photographs were provided courtesy of CalPhotos Digital Library Project at the University of California, Berkeley.

References used in Canine Corner include:
Dictionary of Nature, David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (1994)
Mammals (Peterson Field Guides), William H. Burt and Richard P. Grossenheider, Houghton Mifflin Company (1980)
Dog (Eyewitness Book), Juliet Clutton-Brock, Dorling Kindersley Limited ((2000)
Dogs and Wild Dogs (My First Pocket Guide Series), Marfé Ferguson Delano, National Geographic Society (1999)
California Wildlife, Tom Stienstra, Avalon Travel Publishing, Inc (2000)
Encyclopædia Britannica Online


Dinosaur Dig

Finding Fossils, Meteors and Mass Extinction and Name That Reptile were originally conceived, designed, and written by Nancy Owens Renner of our Exhibits staff, in consultation with paleontologist Tom Deméré. Linda West consolidated Nancy's original concept into Dinosaur Dig, which was expanded to include Dinosaur Bytes, What is a Dinosaur and What's in a Name, as well as the game, Jurassic Jumble, and The Mystery of the Ankylosaur.

Dinosaur images used in Name That Reptile are © Marshall Editions, from The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals, published in the United States by Simon & Schuster.

Photographs used in Finding Fossils were provided by the Museum's Paleontology Department.

Images used in The Mystery of the Ankylosaur were provided by the Museum's Exhibits staff.


The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It was written and developed by Linda West, in consultation with the Museum's Education Director, James Stone.

The photograph of the dragonfly used in Visual Basics was generously provided by Bob Parks.

The references used in The Eyes Have It include:
Dictionary of Nature, David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (1994)
Supersense: Perception in the Animal World, John Downer, Henry Holt and Comapny, Inc (1988)
Extraordinary Eyes: How Animals See the World, Sandra Sinclair, Dial Books for Young Readers (1992)
How Animals See: Other Visions of Our World, Sandra Sinclair, Facts on File Publications (1985)
Brain: Inner Workings of the Gray Matter, Richard Walker, DK Publishing (2002)
Encyclopædia Britannica Online
How We See: The First Steps of Human Vision
Photoreceptors


Lights Alive

Lights Alive! was written and developed by Linda West, and reviewed and edited by Dr. Edith Widder, head of the Bioluminescence Department of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution.

All photographs are © Edie Widder HBOI

The references used in Lights Alive include:
The Handy Science Answer Book, Compiled by the Science and Technology Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Visible Ink Press (1997)
The Winking, Blinking Sea, Mary Batten, The Millbrook Press, Inc (2000)
Bioluminescence Questions and Answers — From the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
The Chemistry of Bioluminescence — From the Biological Sciences Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online
SDNHM Teacher's Guide


Mineral Matters

Mineral Matters was written and developed by Linda West, in consultation with former Mineral Collection Assistant Leslie Boockoff.

Graphics on the Mineral index page and for printable certificates at the end of Knowledge Nuggets and Sedimentary, My Dear Watson were designed by Dale Clark for SDNHM.

All other icons, graphics and photographs were provided by Linda West for SDNHM.

The references used in Mineral Matters include: Rocks and Minerals (Eyewitness Handbooks) by Chris Pellant.
Rocks and Fossils (Nature Company Guide) by Arthur Bresnahan Busbey (Editor).
Start Collecting Rocks and Minerals by Leeann Srogi.
Rocks and Minerals (National Audubon Society First Field Guides) by Edward R. Ricciuti
Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Annibale Mottana, Rodolfo Crespi, and Giuseppe Liborio.


Shark School

Shark School was written and developed by Linda West, in consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Graham, Research Physiologist/ Marine Biologist at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.

Photographs used in From the Shore to the Deep Blue Sea were generously donated by Mark Conlin, Steve Drogin, Richard Herrmann, and Scott Tuason. These images are copyright the photograpers and cannot be used without permission.

The shark illustration in Shark Parts was provided courtesy of Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

Shark and ray illustrations used in Ponder This were designed by Nancy Owens Renner of the Museum's Exhibits staff.

Shark illustrations used in Fish and Games certificates were designed by Dale Clark.

Other icons and graphics were designed by Linda West for SDNHM.

The references used in Shark School include:
Dictionary of Nature, David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (1994)
Sharks and Rays, Leighton Taylor, Time-Life Books (1997)
Encyclopædia Britannica Online

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