Students will examine and sketch various trace fossils from an unknown creature and then construct an image of the creature that they believe produced these fossils.
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of how trace fossils are used by scientists
- An exploration of how scientists draw inferences from pieces of data
Students will gain an understanding of how scientists use trace fossils to construct a model of an unknown creature and infer information about the creature.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 4
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