Fossilization and Adaption

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Link to Resource: https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/Breithaupt2.html
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)
Summary:As the concepts of time, past life, and fossils are often difficult for children to comprehend and as many of the National Parks and Monuments have important paleontological resources, Fossil Butte National Monument developed a fossil education curriculum guide designed to aid teachers presenting these principles to students in the second and third grades. In this activity, students will be able to evaluate the importance of fossils to our earth's history and understand how those organisms adapted to their environments.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 2; Big Idea 3; Big Idea 6
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:LS4.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-LS4-1
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Scale, proportion, and quantity
Subjects: 6-8; elementary school; fossil; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; middle school; paleontology
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