How scientists can learn information about the past from fossils.
Explains how a crocodile's CT span is used to figure out a preservation of an impression of a dinosaur's heart.
Mammoths are discussed as they were once a big part of San Jose, where this quite interesting video is set.
Students gain a basic understanding of how fossils can be used to interpret the past. They will explore: Biodiversity, Geologic Time, Paleoecology, and Past Lives.
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To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
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Learn how paleontologists find and uncover fossils from an Eocene lake.
Covers how fossils can be used to decipher the geological and biological history of a location.
Students will use the Burgess Shale fossils to learn the importance of fossils and the optimum preservation conditions; using actual Burgess Shale fossil images, students will create their own predicted three-dimensional models of these former living organisms and their environment.
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