Agenda 04/17/01 to 04/18/01
- Evolution -- The Fossil Evidence
- What are fossils?
- What would preserve better, muscles and guts, or bones and shells?
- What is a trace fossil?
- What is the difference between a mold and a cast fossil?
- How can paleontologist be certain when they say that a fossil is 167
million years old?
- What is The
- Each group will research one paleontology site to learn the following:
- the types of fossils found at the site,
- the age of the fossils,
- and the environment where the organisms found at the site lived.
- Each group will teach the rest of the class about their site.
- Fossil Artist
- Diorama Artist
- Choosing groups and roles.
- Choosing your site.
- Explore web sites that cover the following paleontology digs (sites):
- Find two sites that your group would enjoy researching, and write
those chooses in the box marked Locality.
- Near the end of the period, have one representative from your group
bring your chooses to Mr. Hartzog.
- If only your group chose that site, then its yours. Research,
- If two or more groups chose a site, then you will flip a coin
to chose a site. May the best scientist win.
- Making daily progress. Each day, everyone must have their daily
progress sheet filled out, and signed by Mr. Hartzog. This is part of