How Do Scientists Find Fossils?

Students explore how palentologists find and excavate fossils. They simulate a dinosaur dig by using different tools to remove a bone from a cup of plaster of paris. They experiment with the different tools making observations about which are most effective.

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 3rd
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning