Images of the Past , Paleontologist: Unearth a Flower (Fossil)

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Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
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K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:PBS LearningMedia
Publication Date:2014
Summary:During this activity your students will learn how the discovery of a single old bone lead to the development of one of the world's premier fossil beads (mammoth site). your students will also complete an activity in which they will learn that fossils are very delicate and that extreme care must be taken when the fossils are excavated.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:LS1.B; LS4.A; LS4.C; LS4.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:1-LS1-2; 3-LS4-1; HS-LS4-5; HS-LS4-6; MS-LS1-4; MS-LS4-1; MS-LS4-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity
Subjects: activities; fossil; geology
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