Fossils and Geology



Welcome: Fossils and Geology
Description: This WebQuest intends to make the students:1- Understand what fossils are and how are they formed.2- Identify the relation between fossils and geology. 3- Compare between different types of fossils.4- Describe sedimentary rocks.5- Explore the process of finding fossils.6- Describe the role of fossils to indicate the earth's change.
Grade Level: 3-5
Curriculum: Science
Keywords: fossil-rocks-earth's change-sediments-rocks-weather-extinct animals-extinct plants-geological time-remains.
Author(s): Maen Saifan


  • An activity that examines fossils inside rocks
    Description: identify and describe rocks that contain records of the earth’s history (e.g. fossils), and explain how they were formed http://www.ontariogeoscience.net/lessonplans/Grade4-Lesson2.pdf
Kinds of Fossils
Description: This photo identifies many names of different fossils https://www.google.com.sa/search?rlz=1C1GGGE_enSA621&espv=2&biw=1600&bih=756&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=fossils+photos+with+labeling&oq=fossils+photos+with+labeling&gs_l=img.3...97922.105188.0.105588.
What are fossils and how do they form?

Description: This video introduces the definition of a fossil, and the several types these remains.

  • How a Fossil is made?
    Description: overview the definition and several types of fossils https://www.google.com.sa/search?sourceid=chrome-psyapi2&rlz=1C1GGGE_enSA621&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8&q=powerpoints%20fossils

Description: This video shows the Formation of Fossils over long period of time.
Teeth Fossils
Description: this photo details a several teeth fossils https://www.google.com.sa/search?rlz=1C1GGGE_enSA621&espv=2&biw=1600&bih=756&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=fossils+photos+with+labeling&oq=fossils+photos+with+labeling&gs_l=img.3...97922.105188.0.105588.

  • Fossils and Geological time
    Description: This video interprets the relation between fossils and geology, and how organisms and earth changed over long time https://www.google.com.sa/search?rlz=1C1GGGE_enSA621&espv=2&q=powerpoints+fossils+and+geology&oq=powerpoints+fossils+and+geology&gs_l=serp.3...271270.274235.0.274995.

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