We found 285 resources with the keyterm fossils
Great Transitions: The Origin of TetrapodsLesson Planet
17 mins 6th - 12th
The featured movie focuses on the ancestry of our four-footed friends. Find the fundamental pattern of their limbs and vertebrae in fossils of fish. After viewing, biology learners can enjoy interactive websites to zoom in on the...
The Dino Mummy, A Tour of the BodyLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 8th
Casey Gardener takes your class to meet Leonardo, one of the most intact dinosaur mummies ever found. A prominent paleontologist takes you on a tour of the dinosaur's body, showing how fossils and mummies can tell the story of life as it...
Origin and Evolution of Life, Part 3Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th
Continue your exploration of the origin of life with part three of this wonderful five-part series. This episode examines Precambrian fossils found in the Berges Shale. Watch this video to find out the value of this discovery to...
Digging Up a Dinosaur GraveyardLesson Planet
3 mins 5th - 8th
Travel with a team of paleontologists as they dig into the Gobi Desert to uncover new species of dinosaurs. They find several dinosaur graves containing a new find, Guanlong, or crested dragon, a never before seen species trapped in a...
Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 3/5Lesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 9th
Thermophiles and other microbes give hints as to how life can continue in extreme temperatures. Fossils in the Namibian Desert are relatively undisturbed and offer other keys to life. Your biology and earth science classes will want to...
Scientists Find Fossils of T. rex RelativeLesson Planet
2nd - 5th
Pupils read a news article that describes scientists finding a fossil of a T. Rex relative in China. They view a picture of the G. wuccai. They respond to the reading using details and by revisiting the anticipation set of questions.
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of...
Dinosaur! Fossil Rush: Tale of a BoneLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Explore 1870s when a "bone rush" led to amazing discoveries, as fossil-hunters risked life and limb in their quest for dinosaur remains. The class uses the attached visual encyclopedia to prep for a discussion on early paleontology. Two...
A Brief History of Life: How Did Everything Begin?Lesson Planet
7th - 11th
Addressing the idea of intelligent design, as well as a number of creation myths, this presentation gives a measured and scientific perspective to the beginning of the world. It includes a graphic on the Big Bang Theory, evolution, and...
Third Grade Canal Sciences Program Outline; Fossils and OrganismsLesson Planet
Third graders investigate the habitats of different organisms and explain the various effects that disturb and alter the environment of plants and animals. For this scientific investigation lesson, 3rd graders recognize and apply...
Fossils: The Eras of the Earth's HistoryLesson Planet
2nd - 3rd
Students research the four geologic eras of Earth's history. In this extension on a fossils lesson, students research the different eras of Earth's history. Students use AppleWorks to create a bar graph containing information of the four...
Fossils Lesson 4 - Who Are Some Famous Fossil Hunters and What Are Their Finds?Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students research and develop a presentation about a famous fossil hunter/archaeologist. For this fossil hunter/archaeologist lesson, students listen to a reading of Don Brown's, Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries....
Making Materials for Parts of a FossilLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students create fossil books to study the process for crinoid fossilization. In this fossils instructional activity, students color and identify the fossilization process of a crinoid. Students then create a booklet out of the information.
Description of Materials for Parts of a Fossil Lesson PlanLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Learners study fossils. In this fossils lesson plan, students discuss and study real fossils. Learners color in pictures of fossils and their sections. Students then identify fossil picture parts and names. Learners write definitions for...
Activity Three: The Mystery Fossil Bones ActivityLesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this fossil worksheet, students are given a page of bones to cut out and assemble. They create an animal with the bones and add external features to their animal. They answer questions and present their creature to the class.
Activity Two: The Classic Fossil Lab-Simple FormatLesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this fossil worksheet, students are given a bag of fossils to identify. They use a key and a worksheet with pictures of the various types of fossils. They answer questions about fossils and use a web site to find out if their state...
Geology- Gemstones, Fossils and Rocks QuizLesson Planet
4th - 5th
In this earth science quiz worksheet, students answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions about gemstones, fossils, and rocks. They see pictures of rocks, minerals, and a dinosaur fossil on the page. They check their answers with the word...
Fossils And Migration Patterns in Early HominidsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Young scholars plot the general distribution of major fossil hominid taxa on a small black and white world map using data provided. They infer a continent of origin and likely path of migration using a worksheet guide and small group...
Dinosaur Tracks: From Stride To Leg Length To SpeedLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers determine the relationship between leg length, stride length, and speed in humans and bipedal dinosaurs. They collect data and graph these human characteristics then use actual data collected from dinosaur track pads and...