Where Are Fossils Found? - Lesson for Kids

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A trace fossil is _____

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1. A body fossil is _____

2. What is sedimentary rock?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

One of the characters in the first and third Jurassic Park movies carries around a fossil velociraptor claw. Have you ever wondered where he got it? On this quiz and worksheet, you will answer test questions about kinds of fossils and where you might expect to find them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions cover:

  • What body fossils are
  • Where fossils are commonly found
  • The definition of trace fossils

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about how to describe a trace fossil
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain what sedimentary rock is
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about what amber fossils are made of

Additional Learning

To find out more, study the lesson called Where Are Fossils Found? - Lesson for Kids. The lesson will help you learn how to:

  • Explain what coprolite is
  • Describe where you'd look to find a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil
  • Name some animals that have left coprolite
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