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The Most Useful Fossils in the WorldLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the most abundant fossils on earth confused paleontologists for more than one hundred years. Viewers learn about the mystery and discoveries related to conodonts in a video from PBS as part of its Eons series.
Fossils and Evidence for EvolutionLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
How Do Fossils Form?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Fossil Fuels (Part I), The Geology of OilLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Junior geologists work through three mini-lessons that familiarize them with the formation and location of fossil fuels. Part one involves reading about petroleum and where it comes from via a thorough set of handouts. A lab activity...
Layers and Laws: The Law of Superposition and Index FossilsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What can layers of rock teach us about the climate? Young scientists solve a mystery about who stole a cookie by applying the law of superposition. Then, they apply the same concept to solve a more difficult mystery, trying to determine...
What's the Deal With Fossil Fuels?Lesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Plastic bags, laptops, and even toothpaste all contain petroleum. A lesson explains how to define fossil fuels, including petroleum, and the many uses for fossil fuels in our everyday lives. It also details why new sources need to...
Chemical Consequences of Burning Fossil FuelsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Future scientists are introduced to the chemical consequences of burning fossil fuels, learning that fossil fuel combustion leads to the formation of oxides of three nonmetals: carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur, all of which end up in the...
How to Fossilize YourselfLesson Planet
5 mins 4th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is an unusual question: How can I become a famous fossil for future generations to examine and adore? It is from this comical perspective that viewers learn how fossilization occurs. Show this for your middle school paleontologists...