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  1. FOSSILS !!!

  2. Paleontologist • What is a Paleontologist? Someone who studies fossils from long ago Paleontologists use fossils to try to figure out three main things about fossils: Identity and origin of the fossil the fossil's environment what the fossil can tell us about the history of the earth

  3. Fossils • Fossil – a preserved clue to life from long ago • Bones, teeth, shells, and wood • Trace Fossils – a fossil that shows changes that long-dead animals made in their surroundings • Foot print, any shape left behind by a fossil

  4. Fossils • Mold Fossil –A fossil formed when an animal, plant, dies and is covered by sediment, its flesh decays and bones deteriorate, and a cavity remains below the ground surface • Shells, Eggs, Plants • Resin (Amber) Fossils – a perfectly preserved animal (fly) that is surrounded by amber/resin • Fly

  5. Different Types of Fossils • Fossils (Body Fossils) • Trace Fossils • Mold Fossils • Amber Fossils (Resin)

  6. How fossils are formed ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE