Have you wanted your students to learn about observing and writing accurate descriptions? Then this activity is for you! It is fossil-based…but teaching skills for use in any area of science. This is a one-period long activity that has students:
Identifying the number of different objects in a collection.
Sketching an object based on a scientific description.
And all based on trilobites – those amazing extinct marine animals.
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