PowerPoint with Cumulative Vocabulary List and Definitions.
Objective: Identify fossils (plants and animals) as evidence of some types of organisms that once lived in the past.
Descriptive Slides with illustrations include:
What Are Fossils?
Molds, Casts, Imprints, Petrified Fossils
Skeleton of Mammoth displayed at the George C. Page Museum, California
How Do fossils form?
Counting Tree Rings (dendrochronology)
Age of Fossils
Vocabulary Page (of words used throughout ppt.)
Terms: archaeology, continental drift, decay, dendrochronology, extinct, fossil, fossil cast, fossil mold, geology, imprint, mammoth, prehistoric, preserved, and sedimentary rock (shale, limestone)
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