Mary Anning: Discoveries & Accomplishments


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The branch of science that studies fossils of plants and animals is called _____.

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1. Where did Mary Anning find all of the fossils she discovered?

2. Which of these was not a fossil found by Mary Anning?

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Who was Mary Anning? You can find out and review her discoveries if you work through the available quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are addressed on the quiz:

  • Where Mary Anning found all of the fossils she discovered
  • Branch of science that studies fossils of plants and animals
  • Why Anning first started hunting for fossils
  • Fossils found by Mary Anning

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about when Mary Anning was born
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Mary Anning and her work
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Anning started to hunt for fossils in the first place and interpret it correctly

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  • The recognition Anning received during her lifetime
  • Mary Anning's early life
  • Why Anning was shut out of the science community