Type:

Other

Description:

This is an activity about dinosaurs, fossils, and the work of paleontologists. Learners use hand tools (paint brushes, scoops, and sifters) to unearth fossil specimens in tubs of birdseed. This resource includes definitions of fossils and paleontologists as well as discussion questions to further learning.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Biological science,Natural history,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Animals,paleontologist,Social Sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926132145224T,Anthropology,Dinosaurs,Rocks and Minerals,fossil,Life Science,General science,Informal Education,Fossils,Formulating Explanations,specimen,History of Life,early childhood,Science as a Career,dinosaurs,Conducting Investigations,History/Policy/Law,Pre-Kindergarten,Education,Geoscience,Asking Questions

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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