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In this activity, patrons investigate model "rocks" to excavate "fossils" and learn about how paleontologists study fossils to learn about ancient landscapes

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Hints for uses in your library Try making the model rocks with "fossils" with your patrons with Plastor of Paris for them to take home!
Related Links American Geosciences Institute
National Park Service
Fossils in Grand Canyon National Park
Encyclopedia Britannica: Fossils
Originating Source Earth Science Week
Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo /Airman 1st Class Nicholas Pilch
Related Books
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Dorling Kindersley Handbooks: Fossils by Cyril Alexander Walker, David J Ward, and Colin Keates
Fossils by Chris Pellant and Helen Pellant
Earth Science Rocks! Fossils by Chris Bowman
Where are the Dinosaurs? Paleontology for Kids by Barbara S Rountree, Nancy Y Taylor, and Melissa B Shuptrine

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Awesome Fossils

Awesome Fossils

In this activity, patrons investigate model "rocks" to excavate "fossils" and learn about how paleontologists study fossils to learn about ancient landscapes