Fourth grade students explore rock formations and fossils to explain changes over time. Activities, text with images, and worksheets let kids explore fossil types, simulate layers, and analyze organisms found in sedimentary rocks. To support classroom, hybrid, and distance learning, resources are i
4-ESS1-1 This no prep science packet is perfect for teaching a 5 day lesson on rock layers and fossils! It includes all printable worksheets and a Google version for distance learning or classroom devices. Aligned to NGSS.No-Prep Science PacketsJust print the pages + the pacing guide and you're plan
Three awesome activities where students will analyze fossils and rock layers, then explain what they can tell us about the history of the Earth. Designed to help students analyze the types of diagrams they will see on Standardized Testing. No-prep needed.
Looking for a way to discuss rock layers and the creation of fossils with your students? This activity includes a reading about fossils and an activity in which students use slices of bread, gummy worms, bears, and fish and the pressure of their hands to create "fossils". Pictures and a teacher guid
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Here is a lesson about fossils that I use to teach my student about Earth Science, drawing and art that tells a story. This lesson is great for elementary and middle school art teachers, homeschooling families or general education teachers looking to add more art to their curriculum. This is a Googl
This product sets the stage for your unit on Earth's Place in the Universe and changes on Earth! This meets the NGSS standards, as well as the new Massachusetts state standards for science for 2016.
This product includes pages that are set up for use in an interactive notebook or for teachers who
***UPDATE: THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN CORRECTED. THERE WAS A MISTAKE ON PART C AS WELL AS THE SAMPLE ANSWER. I APOLOGIZE FOR THIS ERROR!***This is a great way to assess your students learning about the ages of rock layers and fossils! Use this as a mid-unit assessment or a summative at the end of your ea
This interactive PPT contains two versions of this fossil activity to allow you to differentiate. You can rearrange the slides, delete slides, create two separate activities or turn it into one complete activity. Do what works best for your students' needs. Students use fossils to determine age,
Students will analyze fossils and rock layers by sorting and gluing. They will then respond to questions based on their created diagram. Designed to help students analyze the types of diagrams they will see on Standardized Testing.
Students will analyze rock layers and the fossil evidence found within them. They will then respond to questions based on their diagram. Designed to help students analyze the types of diagrams they will see on Standardized Testing.
Fossils and the Rock Layers is a Powerpoint (PPT) that teaches students what the different rock layers can tell them about ancient environments and climates Students will also learn about the type of fossils that can be found in the rock strata . It also includes focus/comprehension questions at the
What can we learn from fossils that are found in rock layers? This passage will introduce students to fossils in rock layers and is followed up by an activity that allows students to explore what they can learn from rock layers. Students are given a layers of "rock" and are asked about the inference
This unit is based on Kathie Nunley's Layered Curriculum concept. Layered Curriculum is a differentiation strategy originally created for high school, but it works very well with all grade levels, especially junior high. This unit was created to go with Holt Science & Technology middle school Ea
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Uploaded as a Word document so that you can rearrange the questions and/or change point value of questions to best fit your classroom needs.
Questions cover the topics below:
-match types of fossils with formation clue
-catastrophism vs. uniformitarianis
Fossils and the Rock Layers is an eBook (PDF) that teaches students what the different rock layers can tell them about ancient environments and climates. Students will also learn about the type of fossils that can be found in the rock strata . It also includes focus/comprehension questions at the e
Earth Science Interactive Notebook, Printables, and 100% editable PowerPoint – Join the fun! 3 Units – Rocks and Minerals (includes Weathering,Erosion and Deposition), Soil, and Fossils. *Also includes digital access via Google Slides.What’s included: Rocks and Minerals UnitLots of real pictures fo
Overview: This full unit has everything you need to teach your students about rocks and minerals. Students will learn about the layers of the Earth, how rocks form, types of rocks, the rock cycle, mineral properties, and fossils. Resources include a teacher guide, hands-on students activities (print
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Teaching Sedimentary Rocks and Fossils?
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The Earth's layers are interesting to learn about. Students will read rich scientific passages on the properties of the Layers of the Earth and participate in hands-on activities to learn about the composition of the Earth’s layers and how they affect changes on the Earth’s surface. This resource is
This 18 question worksheet provides a way for students to follow along with the Bill Nye Fossil video. The video and worksheet cover the following concepts: fossils, La Brea Tea pits, mold vs cast, extinct, paleontologist, petrification, and rock layers. An answer key is included
About SNAPs Lab Stations ActivitiesSNAPs Lab Stations Activities require students to use science, math, literacy, problem-solving and engineering skills. They are designed to enhance students' understanding of scientific concepts and help students apply scientific ideas to the real world. Each stati
Earth Layers and Rocks Vocabulary Cards, Assessments, Activities and GamesVocabulary Cards – use as a word wall, matching game, sorting activity, "Quiz, Quiz, Trade" game or flashcards. The cards include 30 vocabulary terms, each with a brief description or definition, a visual representation, or bo