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Fossil Shapes Extension Activity

Students use fruit to observe some of the difficulties in fossil excavating. They cut various fruits in pieces and attempt to reconstruct the shape of the fruit from one piece. They reflect on how this is similar to the work of paleontologists.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet