Activity 6. Evidence from the Fossil Record. Read the introduction. How were you able to use fossils in the last activity to help determine the evolutionary history of whales?. Challenge. How do scientists interpret evidence in the fossil record?.
Evidence from the Fossil Record
The Stopping to Think questions in the reading do not require a written response, but you should answer them in your mind. The answers will help you to understand the reading.
Why is the fossil record a valuable bank of evidence for scientists trying to understand the history of the ancestry of life on earth?