Reconstructing a Fossil Pterosaur
Students reconstruct the skeleton of the fossil Scaphognathus crassirostis. In this fossil lesson plan, students discuss the Kingdoms of life, geologic history and the history of the skeletons of species. Students are given 20 minutes to reconstruct the skeleton of Scaphognathus crassirostis. They answer 6 questions about the fossil, its adaptations and its physical structures.