Great Fossil Hunters Lesson Plan
An exciting lesson plan full of great ideas bound to get your class engaged.
Years: 3, 4, 5, 6
Curriculum Objectives: 3
Ever wondered what it might be like to be a fossil hunter? How would you excavate a fossil without damaging it and how would you identify the fossil? How is a fossil formed? In this practical science activity your students create their own fossils encased within a sedimentary rock and then have the responsibility of carefully excavating and identifying each other’s work. Has your class got the skills and patience?
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