Grade 1 - Earth Science - Fossils - Resources
Fossils Curriculum

Massachusetts Standards:

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:
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=energy&title=Energy
(Index of Sites by KidsClick! Energy)
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/ (Lessons, themes, printables, etc.)
http://www.solcomhouse.com/ (Index of Sites)
http://www.uen.org/themepark/cycles/rock.shtml (Rock Cycles)
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/fossils/links.html (Index of Sites about Fossils)
http://www.msnucleus.org/membership/html/k-6/rc/index.html (Rock Cycle)
http://www.desertusa.com/Thingstodo/geo/geology.html (Minerals & Geology)
http://www.kids.gov/k_science.htm (Index of Sites by First Gov for Kids)
http://www.tryscience.org/teachers/teacherslbtopic.html (Try Science/Earth)
http://www.skewlsites.com/ethsp.htm (Site Index)

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