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    by the the Discovery Trail, Ithaca Public Education Initiative,Initiative and Ithaca City School District that takes
    The Goals of the KDT! Ithaca Program are to:
    Enhance classroom learning through experience-based programs.
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Thursday, March 22

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    Sedimentary Rice Krispie Treats {Rice Krispie Sedimentary Rocks.docx} Edible rocks! The cereal represents the sediment, the marshmallows are the glue and the melted butter is the water. Just apply pressure to squeeze the grains together.
    Fossils (“Fossils Tell of Long Ago” by Aliki):
    Fossils Tell of Long Agolessons by Kate McGee
    Digging Up Fossils Flip Book {Fossils Flip Book.pdf} This hands-on project reinforces concepts presented in the book including the process of fossilization, paleontological tools and understanding paleo-environments. Your students will dig this activity.
    Glue Fossils {Glue Fossils Activity.pdf} Making fossils doesn't have to take millions of years. Using classroom materials, guide your students through the process of cast and mold fossilization.
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    In the Classroom
    Introduction to Science:
    Draw a Scientist This is a wonderful way to introduce first graders to science practices! Quick, easy and meaningful
    All About Science Flip Book {Science Flip Book.pdf} This engaging activity introduces students to scientific skills such as observation, asking questions and perseverance. They may even ask, “We get to make THAT?!?”
    Sedimentary Rocks:
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Thursday, February 8

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    Fossils (“Fossils Tell of Long Ago” by Aliki):
    Digging Up Fossils Flip Book {Fossils Flip Book.pdf} This hands-on project reinforces concepts presented in the book including the process of fossilization, paleontological tools and understanding paleo-environments. Your students will dig this activity.
    Glue Fossils Making{Glue Fossils Activity.pdf} Making fossils doesn't
    Fish, Fossils, Fuel {Fish, Fossils, Fuel.docx} In this activity, layers of bread represent rock. Gummy candies trapped within the layers form fossil fuels. Opportunities for further research, discussion and experimentation.
    Chocolate Chip Excavation {Chocolate Chip Excavation.docx} Student scientists excavate chocolate chips from a cookie matrix, using great care not to damage the specimen.
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  2. page First edited ... Sedimentary Rice Krispie Treats {Rice Krispie Sedimentary Rocks.docx} Edible rocks! The cerea…
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    Sedimentary Rice Krispie Treats {Rice Krispie Sedimentary Rocks.docx} Edible rocks! The cereal represents the sediment, the marshmallows are the glue and the melted butter is the water. Just apply pressure to squeeze the grains together.
    Fossils (“Fossils Tell of Long Ago” by Aliki):
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    Flip Book This{Fossils Flip Book.pdf} This hands-on project
    Glue Fossils Making fossils doesn't have to take millions of years. Using classroom materials, guide your students through the process of cast and mold fossilization.
    Fish, Fossils, Fuel {Fish, Fossils, Fuel.docx} In this activity, layers of bread represent rock. Gummy candies trapped within the layers form fossil fuels. Opportunities for further research, discussion and experimentation.
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