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Find Out How Fossils Are Made!


Chevron Earth Science On Wheels: Focus on Fossils takes an in-depth look at the world of fossils: exploring how fossils are made, where to locate them, and how they are found.

Students will learn the different methods of fossilization, the major fossil types, and how the environment and other elements help fossils to form.

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See a demonstration of how paleontologists use molds and casts, and get up close with real fossil specimens from the Museum collections as you discover all the facts on fossils.

Want to know why scientists are so interested in fossils? From footprints to bones to petrified wood, Focus On Fossils shows you the amazing things fossils teach us about life millions of years ago!

Presentation-Specific TEKS Curriculum Included In Every Program Booked!

Download TEKS-based curriculum for Focus on Fossils at the links below.

These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.

Grades K – 2
Grades 3 – 5
Middle School

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