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21 resources with the concept fossil formation

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You Ol’ Fossil

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little bit wacke. The fifth chapter of seven includes ten activities at four different levels. The hands-on activities cover fossils including how they are formed, vertebrates, invertebrates,...
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
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Using the Scientific Process to Study Human Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did humans and dinosaurs coexist? How do we know? Scholars dig in to the tools and methods researchers used to study the process of human evolution by watching a slideshow with embedded video clips. Pupils learn the importance of asking...
10:35
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Fossil Meteorites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fossils ... from space? Science scholars discover evidence in a limestone quarry that helped researchers learn about a meteor shower that lasted hundreds of thousands of years through an interesting video from Brain Scoop's Fossils and...
7:27
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Tully Monster Mystery Solved!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is the Tully Monster? Introduce your science classes to one of the great mysteries in animal classification with an engaging video from Brain Scoop's playlist on fossils and geology. The narrator examines Tully Monster fossils,...
3:43
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Fossils and Evidence for Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the paleontologist's favorite album? The fossil record! Introduce the concept of fossils as evidence for evolution to your biology class with an inspiring video. The narrator of the Fuse School video from the Evolution playlist...
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How Do Fossils Form?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fossils are fun with a function! But, why aren't they everywhere? Discover the unique conditions needed for fossil formation using an illustrated video. Junior paleontologists learn the differences between whole body and trace fossils,...
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In Search of Fossil Fish

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fossil Lake, Wyoming contains the most complete representation of early Eocene life in the world. The first of three videos on location at Fossil Lake discusses the process of finding fossils. It introduces the tools and methods used to...
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Island Rotation: Lesson Plan 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Foster's Rule? Allopatric speciation? After watching West of the West's documentary Island Rotation, class members use Venn diagrams to compare endemic species on the Channel Islands with mainland related species. They then create a...
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
West of the West's documentary Arlington Springs Man and a two-page scientific article about the same topic provide the text for a reading comprehension exercise that asks individuals to craft a one page summary of information gathered...
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Evidence of Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an impression fossils make! In this activity, aspiring paleontologists view fossils and construct a timeline to further understand how the lack of natural adaptation caused historical organisms to become extinct. While they should...
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Meet the Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Take your class of youngsters on a prehistoric adventure with this four-lesson series on dinosaurs. Accompanying the Meet the Dinosaurs books by Don Lessem, these lessons engage children in writing their own dinosaur books, making...
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Make a Fossil

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Take your class on an investigation of fossils. Middle schoolers will discover the formation of fossils by using clay to simulate fossils. They will research the stages of fossil development and then draw pictures of their fossil casts...
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Fossil Detectives

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What can this rock be? Pupils pretend to be paleontologists by sketching fossils and making predictions about their types. To determine whether they can identify the type of dinosaur, class members compare their observations and...
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What Do You Know About PaleontOLogy?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewBelieve it or not, some dinosaurs are not extinct. Discover this and other interesting facts about dinosaurs in a 10-question online quiz. As individuals answer questions, the resource provides them with feedback and additional facts...
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Worksheet: The Fossilization Process

For Students 9th - 12th
This is mostly a reading comprehension exercise with a focus on rock and fossil formation. After a section on the three types of rock, readers answer two questions about which environment is conducive to fossilization. After a second...
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How a Dinosaur Fossil Forms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research how dinosaur fossils formed after examining a specimen. They design a flow chart that shows the process of fossil formation by drawing and labeling each step.
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Lesson 1 - What Are Fossils?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars define and research fossils. In this fossil activity, students access teacher assigned Internet sites to examine images of fossils. They determine the definition of a fossil and find out how fossils are formed. They also...
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Riverbed Fossil Ceramic Art Lesson

For Teachers K - 8th
Students make an instant fossil using leaves collected from their homes. They study the fossil record and learn how they are formed, how palenotologists study fossils and various classifications of plant life. Their leaves are covered...
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How a Dinosaur Fossil Forms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the conditions that are needed for fossils to form. They write about the steps of fossil formation after looking at and comparing fossils.
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Layered Fossil Parfait: Deeper is Older

For Teachers K - 1st
Students listen to a teacher read aloud of Aliki's, Dinosaur Bones, to examine the layers of the earth. They observe a teacher demonstration of items in the trashcan to show that the items at the bottom are older than those on top. They...