Grade 1 - Earth Science - Fossils - Resources
Fossils Curriculum

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Books and Videos in Union #38 School Libraries:

Rocks in his head Hurst, Carol Otis
Hurst tells the story of her father's passion for rock collecting in this gently humorous picture book.

Everybody Needs a Rock Baylor, Byrd
Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure.

The Big Rock Hisock, Bruce
Traces the origins of a granite rock located near the Adirondack Mountains and describes how it reveals information about the history of the earth.

Earthsteps: A Rocks Journey Through Time Spickert, Diane
The 250-million-year journey of a rock is told, from its first fall from a mountaintop to its formation into sandstone. The book opens with a nicely rendered geologic time scale that highlights the various periods and changes that occurred.

More Web Sites for Teachers:
(Index of Sites by KidsClick! Energy) (Lessons, themes, printables, etc.) (Index of Sites) (Rock Cycles) (Index of Sites about Fossils) (Rock Cycle) (Minerals & Geology) (Index of Sites by First Gov for Kids) (Try Science/Earth) (Site Index)

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