4.E.2 Understand the use of fossils and changes in the surface of the earth as evidence of the history of the Earth and its changing life forms.
4.E.2.1 Compare fossils (including molds, casts, and preserved parts of plants and animals) to one another and to living organisms.
4.E.2.2 Infer ideas about Earth’s early environments from fossils of plants and animals that lived long ago.
The following sites, lessons, videos, and activities will assist with the fossil kit from the Aurora Science Museum. Students can identify and compare fossils, infer, and understand how fossils are found and formed.
Learning About Fossils Through Hands-On Science and Literacy
All About Fossils
Free Worksheet that accompanies facts Word Search