Fossil dating worksheet
Make sure to know any food related allergies of the students before handing them the candy.If such allergies occur, use a substitute material such as pennies.At the dig site we begin by looking for exposed fossils. We dig slowly and carefully so we don't damage the specimen.Back in the lab, we can study the fossil more closely.Here's a mystery of history for your child to try and solve.
At the end of the activity the groups may eat their M&Ms.
Before the lesson, the teacher should copy the data tables found in Figures 2 and 3 (on the website) and paste the tables to a student worksheet so that the students have a place to record their data.