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How would you describe a fossil in a few words?


Curipod lesson about topic "Fossils". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
How would you describe a fossil in a few words?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Fossils are the remains of organisms from the past that have been preserved in rocks. Fossils can tell us about the environment and conditions that existed millions of years ago. Fossils provide evidence of evolution and can help us understand how life has changed over time.
Fossils - An Amazing Look into the Past
3. Slide
60 seconds
Fossilization: The process by which an organism is converted into a fossil. Paleontology: The study of fossils and the reconstruction of ancient life forms from them. Extinction: The death or disappearance of a species due to natural or human causes.
4. Poll
60 seconds
Do you think fossils are interesting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not sure
5. Slide
60 seconds
Most fossilized organisms are marine animals, such as clams, snails, and sea stars. Some fossils are over 3 billion years old! The oldest known fossil is a microorganism called a bacterium.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What evidence can you think of that suggests that fossils can tell us about the past?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What are some of the most interesting things you have learned about fossils?
8. Open question
150 seconds
How have our ideas about fossils changed over time?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How can fossils help us learn more about the history of the Earth?

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