The Rock Layers-Grade 4

The Rock Layers-Grade 4

Author: Kaily Soiseth

Subject: Science

4-ESS1-1.      Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock formations and fossils in rock layers for changes in a landscape over time to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

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Class Question/Activity:

Work with one another to create a classroom timeline. (Include at least dinosaur, mammoth, bald eagle, dog) 

Where do you think they will be placed? 

What fossil would be the oldest and where would it appear?

Use your sources and classmates and Good Luck!

The timeline will be posted along the whiteboard wall and construction paper and tape is provided. I will also give you a condensed timeline worksheet so you can have your own personal timeline!

Great Video about Fossils!

Great site for information on the rock layers and how they developed over time.

Website to the timeline of our Earth!

A dinosaur fossil in New Mexico!