Rocks, Fossils and Dinosaurs - Lesson Plan Set for 1st Grade

This is a great set of lesson plans that involves collecting and interpreting data. Students will observe and classify rocks and fossils. Integrated hands-on math activities are included. This unit may take 5 to 7 weeks to complete. It was prepared by the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES.

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  2. Paleontology (American Museum of Natural History)

    A wonderful site with tons of activities, interviews and games. Best feature: "Explore the Evidence" in which paleontologists explore dif...

  3. I Am a Paleontologist - They Might Be Giants w/Danny Weinkauf

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    "What is a Fossil?" is an animated overview of how fossils are made. 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

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  6. Dinosaur Prezi

    Great Prezi that presents a quick overview of several key species.

  7. How Fossils Are Formed

    Animation describes how fossils are formed. 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

  8. March of the Dinosaurs: Part 1

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  9. The Dino Directory - Natural History Museum

    A great website for students to explore. Major attractions: 3D renderings of selected dinosaurs; ability to zoom in on dinosaur parts; ga...

  10. Teacher's Manual.

    Rocks, Fossils and Dinosaurs

  11. Dinosaur Train | PBS KIDS

    Learn all kinds of dinosaur facts, play games and watch videos from Dinosaur Train! By PBS Kids. Great, colorful animation. Nice "fieldbo...

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