Fun with Fossils

Paleontologist at Dinosaur National Monument

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  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

WGBH Educational Foundation, PBS LearningMedia

Description: 

Fossils provide a valuable record of the plant and animal life and environmental conditions from millions, even billions of years ago. In this lesson, students create their own fossils, and then use multimedia resources to learn how real fossils form and what scientists can learn from them.

Publication Year: 

2006

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Earth Science Big Ideas: 

Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

Yes

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