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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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Lesson 1 - What Are Fossils?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students define and research fossils. In this fossil lesson plan, 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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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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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 6th - 8th
Learners 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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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...
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How a Dinosaur Fossil Forms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils examine the conditions that are needed for fossils to form. They write about the steps of fossil formation after looking at and comparing fossils.