Fossils. An A.K.S. Science Unit. KWL. What could this be?. Riddle:. What is old and tells us the story of life on Earth billions of years ago?. Answer. Fossils. Fossils Facts. Fossils are the remnants of past life on Earth
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An A.K.S. Science Unit
What is old and tells us the story of life on Earth billions of years ago?
Compare and contrast the “elephant” and the “woolly mammoth”
Why might we run out of coal in the future?
Frayer “Fossil Fuels”
Include a “Summary”
side of your KWL
Fossils are usually found in which type of rock?
A. 10 years
B. 100 years
C. 1,000 years
D. 10,000 years
B. tar deposits
C. frozen earth
D. all of the above
The body of an animal is more likely to become fossilized if it______________.
A. is left on the surface on the ground
B. does not contain hard body parts such
C. is buried deeply in the ground
D. fossilization is equally likely with all of
A. part of the original organism that has been
B. a mark left behind by a living organism
C. a hollow print left by the outside of an
D. a very small part of a fossil
A woolly mammoth found frozen in a glacier is an example of a __________.
A. body fossil
B. trace fossil
C. mold fossil
D. cast fossil
During an archaeological dig, you excavate through four layers of rock that contain fossils. Where are the oldest fossils located?
A. in the first, or top, layer
B. in the second layer
C. in the third layer
D. in the fourth, or bottom, layer
A. hard parts are less likely to decompose
B. hard parts are less likely to be eaten
C. hard parts are less likely to be broken
D. all of the above
Sung To: "Are you Sleeping"Stomping Dinos, Stomping DinoWhere are you, Where are youWe never got to meet youNever can we greet youWe miss you, We miss you.
Oh, where, oh where did the dinosaurs go?Oh, where, oh where can they be?They were much too big to just disappear.It sure is puzzling to me!
Allosaurus, Stegosaurus,Brontosaurus too,All went out for dinnerAt the dinosaur zoo.Along called the waiterCalled Tyrannosaurus RexGobbled up the tableBecause they wouldn't pay their cheques.
Dinosaurs lived long ago,Long ago, long ago.Dinosaurs lived long ago,And now they are extinct.
Tyronnosaurus was a carnivore,carnivore, carnivore.Tyronnosaurus was a carnivore,And he ate only meat.
Apatosaurus was a herbivore,Herbivore, herbivore.Apatosaurus was a herbivore,And he ate only plants.
(to the tune of "The Hokey Pokey")
You put your claws in,You take your claws out,You put your claws in,And you scratch 'em all about.You do the dino pokey,And you turn yourself around.That's what it's all about!
Additional Verses:feet infeet outstomp them all about
teeth inteeth outchomp them all about
tail intail outwag it all about
(to the tune of "Baby Bumble Bee")
I'm bringing home a baby dinosaur,Won't my mommy fall right through the floor,I'm bringing home a baby dinosaur,Tromp! Tromp! Tromp! ROAR! ROAR!
I'm bringing home a baby dinosaur,Won't my mommy hide behind the doorI'm bringing home a baby dinosaurOuch! Oh no! I'm squashed!
Here he comes just a stomping with his feet singing,"Dino ditty, ditty dum, ditty do."Searching all round for something good to eat singing,"Dino ditty, ditty dum ditty do."He's huge, (He's huge), He's strong, (He's strong.)He's huge, he's strong, won't be hungry very long."Dino ditty, ditty dum , ditty do.""Dino ditty, ditty dum, ditty do."