- Heindel, Sharon
- Classroom activity
Time: Two 40-minute periods
Students make observations, examine data, and form hypotheses about a set of footprints and what they can tell us.
- [Studying evolution: Grades 3-5] Scientists study fossils and how and when they were formed. (LS4.A)
- Disciplinary Core Idea LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
Following this lesson, a class discussion about trace fossils, in particular tracks and trackways, would be very appropriate.