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Fossil Cookie Dig - Students Become a Paleontologist
In this activity, your students can become paleontologists for the day! Each student should receive a chocolate chip cookie. They will use toothpicks and paintbrushes as "tools" to become paleontologists extracting each "fossil" from the cookie. The activity sheet includes a cloze passage with vocab
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Fossil Excavation with a Cookie
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.
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Relative Dating and the Principle of Superposition Fossil Activity NGSS* Aligned
This fossil activity will have your students collecting information about fossil layers on the first day and then using the fossils to place the layers in chronological order. I have typically used this lesson after I have introduced fossils and the principle of superposition. I have included a few
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Geology Rock, Mineral and Fossil Field Trip
Your students are about to become real geologists as they explore the world of rocks, crystals, gems, fossils, and minerals by moving beyond just looking at pretty stones and really being able to identify, test, and classify samples and specimens you come across using techniques that real field expe
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Dinosaur Unit 1-2 Grades
This Dinosaur Unit will help you teach your students about dinosaurs! There is a presentation for introduction to this dinosaur unit, vocabulary with real dinosaur pictures, vocabulary/sight word printables, and dinosaur fact cards included on the back. You can measure how long a dinosaur was in y
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Paleontology - Fossil Formation and Pretend Dig Activity
This paleontology lesson includes a power point on fossil formation and then leads your students in a pretend dig where they have to try and figure out what the animal is from the fossil bones found. This enjoyable activity will engage your students and get them thinking like a real paleontologist.
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Beginning of Course Activity: Alien Archeology
Students will pretend to be Alien Archeologists from the future, who are examining the remains of an ancient civilization (aka: the classroom). Students will use the provided worksheet to lead them in filling out with their observations and to draw conclusions about their fellow students and the tea
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Relative Dating Lecture PowerPoint- Superposition, Stratigraphy
This PowerPoint details the Laws used in Relative Dating and Statigraphy. It will outline the Law of Super Position, Law of Original Horizontality, Unconformities, Cross Cutting Relationships, Biotal Succession, Intrusions and Inclusions. It gives examples and images of these Laws and how geologis
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Identify Minerals Science Lab
Allow your students to become "Mineral Detectives" as they work together to figure out which mystery minerals they are being given. Students can work in pairs or teams to use the properties of minerals (hardness, color, luster, and streak) to investigate which ones they have! This lab is a great wa
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Dinosaur Eaters: Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores
Smart Board lesson all about types of dinosaur eaters. Students interact with the lesson as they discover dinosaur carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores and their various defining attributes.
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What are the different types of soil?  LAB
Description: Students will perform a series of experiments to investigate the properties of several types of soil. Florida Sunshine State Standard(s): SC.2.E.6.3 Classify soil types based on color, texture (size of particles), the ability to retain water, and the ability to support the growth o
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What happens during the rock cycle?
Description: Students will use crayons to model the rock cycle by first examining a crayon, shaving bits of two different ones to form sedimentary rock, and then melting the bit together to form metamorphic rock. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science: 5.7.A: The student is expected
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Who Was Here?:  Paleontologists' Work
This lesson is a great way to have students understand the work paleontologists do and how we know so much about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures we never saw alive. I start the activity by telling my students there was a visitor in our classroom last night and clues were left behind. I s
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Evolution - Archeopteryx Lesson Plan
This lesson plan delves into the topic of evolution with a case study of the Archeopteryx. Students will learn more about vocabulary terms discussed in an evolution unit by studying this ancient species. Learn about using fossils to learn about what the world was like long ago. Activities include wa
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Think Like a Hominid: Early Tool Making
Think Like a Hominid: Early Tool Making Common Core Reading and Writing Activities is a common core activity designed to teach students how the types of tools the early hominids made, how they used them, and how they could be modified. Students will also develop and practice higher order thinking sk
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Sedimentary Layers and the Fossil Record
Sedimentary Layers and the Fossil Record helps students to identify connections between animals, the sedimentary layers they were buried in, and the habitats they lived in and their connection to the fossil record. Students continue to practice and develop higher order thinking skills.
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