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The Fossil Lab is the perfect way to introduce the concept of fossilization to help students understand the various ways in which fossils can form. The main focus of the lab is with index fossils and how they are useful in understanding the diversity of life on Earth and the environmental and physical changes that have taken place throughout Earth’s geologic past. Get your students up and running faster than ever with the addition of Google Apps and TPT Easel formats (TPT Marketplace only). The traditional PDF version is also included along with a Quick Link that opens the lesson online right in the student’s browser.
The Fossil Lab is a 119 page hyperlinked pdf or Google Slides document that guides students through the investigation of 19 important index fossils. The Fossil Lab navigates like a web site with clickable links that move students through 28 stations filled with fossil images and leading questions. The images can be enlarged for detail and students have access to resource pages where they can obtain information and clues. The information pages are just a click away for students to learn about fossils; what they are, how they formed, and how they are useful. Also included is the Fossil Lab answer sheet, Index Fossil activity, and the Fossil Lab Quiz in printable pdf, Google Slides, and TPT Easel (TPT Marketplace only) formats. All answer keys are also included.