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Overview:
Students make observations, examine data, and form hypotheses about a set of footprints and what they can tell us.

Author/Source:
Heindel, Sharon

Grade level:
3-5

Time:
Two 40-minute periods

Teaching tips:
Following this lesson, a class discussion about trace fossils, in particular tracks and trackways, would be very appropriate.

Concepts:
Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.

  • Scientists study fossils and how and when they were formed. (LS4.A)

Teacher background:

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