Additional Item This mini poster is a great way for students to see how fossils are created. Through this poster they will also learn about the different rock layers and how they both together are affected by erosion
This chart does a great job of showing the different layers of soil and the factors that determine what type of fossil is found. It's great to put on the wall so that students can always refer to it.
This website has a lot of cool experiments for grade science
Fossils: Evidence of the Past Anchor Chart
Setting up a mock paleontology dig in the classroom... with NO dirt! I especially love the start of this lesson :)
Super fun puzzle based learning activity! Keep your students on task and learning with this expository reading and problem solving activity that enriches body systems (skeletal). Students get to learn about paleontologists and build a dinosaur while enriching their knowledge of the skeletal system.
TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - Fossils informational articles, interactive notebook activities, comprehension questions, assessment and answer keys! Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.
Four Types of Fossils Project ~ Hands-On Activity with Fossils
A sort activity using the four types of fossils (mold, cast, trace, and true form). Students must cut out the boxes and then place them in the right categories. This is a good way to build background knowledge or check for understanding of this topic.