Students cutting out their labels. The fossil on the left is a mold. Students used either dice or a fake animal to make the impression. The middle is a preserved part. Students flattened their play-dough and put a paper clip in the middle. The last one is a cast. Students made a hole in their play-dough and then added shredded paper to fill the hole.
Here's another shot. Again, I'll update this post with a close up picture next week.
We also investigated soil samples as well. There were four different stations for students to go to. They had to identify the soil, define it, list any special properties of the soil, and glue a sample on their paper. Here are some few.
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