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Who Was Here First? - A Relative Dating Activity

Students practice sequencing cards that represent different rock layers based on alphabetical characters. In this fossil lesson, students discuss how paleontologists, biologists, and geologists use the fossil record to learn about the Earth. Students view examples of dinosaurs and fossils. Students complete a sequencing activity and name three organisms that could not be used as index fossils.

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8th - 10th
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