This isn't just a cookie dig...you will really dig the other stuff too. These easy to use cookie archaeology sheets as well as hieroglyphics activities, and even a dig site lesson allows you to add a little more to your rock unit.
This pack includes:
cookie archaeology direction sheet for kids
Bring archaeology to life with this classic cookie excavation simulation that is the perfect introduction to your history class. This lesson has been modified to fit the needs of a Mild/Moderate Special Education classroom. It would work well in a variety of levels, and with a variety of needs- inc
In this active, hands-on activity, your students can become paleontologists for the day! This fun fossil lesson is a great introduction to how fossils are discovered.Each student should receive a chocolate chip cookie. They will use toothpicks and paintbrushes as "tools" to become paleontologists ex
Can't take your students to a fossil dig? Bring the "dig" to your students! Each student receives a chocolate chip cookie and follows this PDP guide as they conduct an excavation! My students absolutely "dug" this activity and I'm so excited to share it with you.
Here's the recording sheet I use with my second graders when we dig for "fossils" with chocolate chip cookies.
Recording sheet with fill-in-the-blank notes to build vocabulary
Reflection sheet for after the dig (3 questions)
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This is a Very fun lab that will teach your students about how archaeologists and paleontologists explore and research. This lab allows your students to "excavate" the remains of a fossil site... a cookie! My students love completing this lab because they get to imagine the role that these importa
This is a hands-on lab activity for middle schoolers that simulates a fossil dig site using chocolate chip cookies. Students will map their dig sites (cookies), dig for fossils (chocolate chips), and plot fossil locations on a coordinate plane. Some economic skill is needed as students earn "money"
I developed and used this informational text during my one year of teaching Third Grade. It's a great resource to encourage attention to detail and critical thinking. The questions come from a recipe for cookies that look like fossils. I used this during a unit on rocks and we made the cookies toget
In this lab you use a chocolate chip cookie as a representation of how archeologists/paleontologists excavate sites. Have your students engage in an exciting lab where they dissect a chocolate chip cookie using forceps (tweezers), q-tips, tooth picks, water, paper towels, and cotton balls.
This activity is a perfect way to introduce young scientists to archaeology. This hands on activity has students pretending they are paleontologists. They will excavate a chocolate chip cookie and map out the locations of the fossils (chips) they uncover. This is a quick hands on activity that can
Notes for students to fill in along with you that touch on Virginia State SOL standards VS.2 d,e,f,&g. There are also a few activities included like - Cookie Dig: students will excavate out chocolate chips from cookies, keeping the chips in as best condition as possible. Once the activity is c
During our science unit the students had to research different types of scientists. However, because they are in grade 2 they don't have strong research skills so this was created for the course to help the students answer questions about the similarities and differences amongst scientists. The othe
Take your students on an exciting journey as they discover the world of fossils. They will learn about the work of a paleontologist who digs up fossils found in different rock layers. In this lapbook they will learn how paleontologists carefully mark the work site, use special tools to uncover the f
As eleventh and twelfth graders continue to study the more complex aspects of writing, it's important to remember to work on creativity and imagination as well. The Writing Prompts Workbook is a collection of imaginative situations and questions that will get your students and children to come up wi
This worksheet is to be used with M&M cookies or with M&M Brownies. By using the different colors of candy as a loot system, students are to mine out the candy with paint brushes and toothpicks. The colors stand for a specific theme, and allows for better analysis of why archeology must be
During our Dinosaur Unit we always learn about paleontologist. We learn about how they do their job, and why it is so important. We discuss how fragile the bones and fossils are that they find, and why they choose certain types of tools.
This activity is always a hit after learning about Paleont
Participants will simulate the process of archaeological excavation as they excavate the chocolate chips (or raisins) in cookies. They will discover how excavation is both destructive and scientific.
Older participants can also practice coordinate graphing skills by mapping the results of their ex