Fleshing Out Fossils Activity Guide

Activity guide about adaptation, natural selection, and extinct animals

Fleshing Out Fossils allows students to explore the concepts of natural selection, adaptation, and favorable traits in this short activity. By comparing the anatomy of extinct animals to modern day relatives, students can see the process of evolution taking place. This lessons helps to sharpen students' observational and critical thinking skills. Lesson is also appropriate to use in conjunction with lessons focused on fossil formation.

Grade Level: 4-7

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Fleshing Out Fossils Activity Guide