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Thursday, February 8

  1. page First edited ... Fossils (“Fossils Tell of Long Ago” by Aliki): Digging Up Fossils Flip Book {Fossils Flip Boo…
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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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  4. page First edited ... In the Classroom Introduction to Science: ... Flip Book This {Science Flip Book.pdf} Th…
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    In the Classroom
    Introduction to Science:
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    Flip Book This{Science Flip Book.pdf} This engaging activity
    Sedimentary Rocks:
    Sedimentary Rock Jars {Sedimentary Rock Jars.docx} Sedimentary rocks are composed of different layers. Students will create their own sedimentary layers, describing the characteristics of each throughout the process.
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Wednesday, February 7

  1. page First edited ... Discovering Earth’s Mysteries At the Museum ... Rock Layers {Sedimentary Rock activity 20…
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    Discovering Earth’s Mysteries
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    Rock Layers {Sedimentary Rock activity 2016.docx}{SEDMENTARY ROCK LAYERS ACTIVITY-2017.docx} Step by
    In the Classroom
    Introduction to Science:
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    Flip Book {Science Flip Book.pdf} ThisThis engaging activity
    Sedimentary Rocks:
    Sedimentary Rock Jars {Sedimentary Rock Jars.docx} Sedimentary rocks are composed of different layers. Students will create their own sedimentary layers, describing the characteristics of each throughout the process.
    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 {Fossils Flip Book.pdf} ThisThis hands-on project
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    Glue Fossils {Glue Fossils Activity.pdf} MakingMaking 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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    10:47 am
  2. page First edited Back {http://discoverytrail.com/images/member_icons/icon-dino.png} Museum of the Earth Discover…
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    {http://discoverytrail.com/images/member_icons/icon-dino.png} Museum of the Earth
    Discovering Earth’s Mysteries
    {http://discoverytrail.com/images/member_icons/icon-dino.png} Museum of the Earth
    At the Museum
    Sedimentary Rock Layers {Sedimentary Rock activity 2016.docx} Step by step instructions for the activity presented at the Museum. Review the program prior to your visit or the project can be easily replicated for absentees using these instructions.
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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 {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.
    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.
    Fossil Sequence Activity {Fossil Sequence Activity.docx} Students work to put Fossil Sequence Cards (included) in the appropriate order. Written by Lynn Vanderwort.
    Classroom Dig Pit {Classroom Dig Pit.docx} Students utilize paleontological tools and tricks as they search for objects in sand. Written by Lynn Vanderwort.
    Past Programs and Activities
    Dinosaurs:
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    Dinosaur Facts Fearful{Fifteen Dinosaur Facts.doc} Fearful you don’t
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    Egg Hunt Students{Dinosaur Egg Hunt.doc} Students excavate eggs
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    a Dinosaur Contrary{What is a dinosaur.docx} Contrary to popular
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    a Dinosaur Students{Name a Dinosaur.docx} Students develop a
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    a Dinosaur? Students{How Long Was a Dinosaur.docx} Students use yarn
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    Sticky Animals This{Sticky Animals.docx} This activity simulates
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    Bone Puzzle Students{Dinosaur Bone Puzzle.docx} Students assembled the
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    Laurie Pattington from Cayuga Heights offers these lesson on learning about geological time by making jello fossils!! Thanks Laurie
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