Fossils: Rocking the Earth

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Scientists learn about animals and plants living today by understanding the fossil record. A helpful resource includes a brief explanation of the process to help scholars complete the online game. It also mentions the gaps in knowledge this record can't fill in; what do your scholars think happened?

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss transitional organisms in greater detail
Classroom Considerations

  • Download or stream the video if needed 
  • Relies on prior knowledge of fossils, fossil dating, and evolution
Pros

  • Requires very little class time
  • Stands alone or supports the larger unit
Cons

  • None