Students listen to a lecture on fossil collecting, the importance of recording data and different preparation methods. They excavate a teacher-supplied fossil prepared in plaster and label their specimen.
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New Review Fossil Meteorites
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...
11 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fossils Lesson 4 - Who Are Some Famous Fossil Hunters and What Are Their Finds?
Students research and develop a presentation about a famous fossil hunter/archaeologist. In this fossil hunter/archaeologist lesson, students listen to a reading of Don Brown's, Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries....
3rd - 5th Science
How Do Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossils?
Students have probably already studied dinosaurs in school, but they may not have learned much about the process by which paleontologists locate, excavate, and study dinosaurs. They write journal entries pretending they are on a dinosaur...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History