Fossils


Engage: Energetic videos and songs


Mr. Parr Song 2:14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNSrNT-nIDE

Fossil Anthem Song 3:14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClJ5lwl_wM0

Short video 3:14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rkGu0BItKM

A series of pictures from fish alive to dying and then becoming a fossils which is excavated by a paleontologist
http://www.discoveringfossils.co.uk/whatisafossil.htm

Bill Nye video 23:03
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIbqduNp2pY



Explore:


Lesson 1: Pass around Fossil Samples
Sample fossil: students sketch, draw, describe,and generate questions about each sample

Lesson 2: Pictures that model the process of fossilization
Use rich images: Explore each image to generate questions, descriptions, and describe each ancient plant or animal habitat.

Lesson 3: Nova Video Lesson





Big Question: What else do you want to know about these fossils?