Going Gobi: The Hunt for Fossils in Mongolia

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Take a trip on a fossil hunt. Pupils read about a trip to the Gobi Desert by a group of paleontologists to find fossils. Learners view pictures taken on the trip and determine what the scientists go through in the search for answers to questions about the fossil record. The included photos outline how scientists preserve fossils until they can study them in a more controlled environment.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a remote learning resource for a unit on the fossil record
  • Research paleontologists who have made significant finds
Classroom Considerations

  • It is helpful if individuals have a basic understanding of how fossils form
Pros

  • Provides personal accounts of favorite times by the scientists
  • Includes pop-up information about key terms
Cons

  • None