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Found 5 resources for the concept: The sequence of forms in the fossil record is reflected in the sequence of the rock layers in which they are found and indicates the order in which they evolved

imageGetting into the Fossil Record
In this interactive module students are introduced to fossils and the fossilization process by examining how fossils are formed and the factors that promote or prevent fossilization.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

imageInferring Ancient Environments from Fossil Foraminifera
Students analyze actual data from samples of microfossils collected from a particular locality. They use this data to infer water depths in the Miocene in order to locate potential petroleum reserves.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Olson, Hilary

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageLines of evidence: The science of evolution
The theory of evolution is broadly accepted by scientists and for good reason! Learn about the diverse and numerous lines of evidence that support the theory of evolution.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Tutorial

imageWho's on First? Relative Dating
Students sequence familiar items and then do a similar sequencing activity using fossil pictures to learn how paleontologists use fossils to give relative dates to rock strata.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Barber, Marsha and Bartos, Diane

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageUnderstanding Geologic Time
A web-based module in which students gain a basic understanding of geologic time, the evidence for events in Earth's history, relative and absolute dating techniques, and the significance of the Geologic Time Scale.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

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