Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

In this interactive module, students are introduced to fossils and the fossilization process by examining how fossils are formed and the factors that promote or prevent fossilization.

This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Natural History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

student-facing animation dinosaur fossil geologic time

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

SCI.5.7.A: Science

explore the processes that led to the formation of sedimentary rocks and fossil fuels;

SCI.5.7.B: Science

recognize how landforms such as deltas, canyons, and sand dunes are the result of changes to Earth's surface by wind, water, and ice;

SCI.5.7.D: Science

identify fossils as evidence of past living organisms and the nature of the environments at the time using models.
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