Day 1 Pages 6 -19
After reading the selection, review the following links and answer the questions.
Sediments are Everywhere
On a sheet of paper, write a brief explanation of how sedimentary rock is formed.
Fossils are the remains of animals and plants, or the record of their presence, preserved in the rocks of the Earth.
Fossilization is the process that turns a once living thing into a fossil. There are lots of fossils to be found, but only a tiny number of all the animals and plants that ever lived have been fossilized.
What is a fossil
How are fossils formed?
Can you match the fossil with their modern relatives?
Fun activities with fossils
Fossil Formation Activities (Scroll to bottom of page)
After viewing images and completing activities about fossils, answer the following on a sheet of paper:
Name and/or draw one fossil formed by tracks or impressions in sediments.
Name and/or draw one fossil where bone or shell has been preserved as stone.
To make some sedimentary snacks, open the files below!