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Fossil Finders

What is Fossil Finders?

Exploring evolutionary concepts and earth science for grades 5-9 find out more

Welcome to Fossil Finders WEBSITE

The Fossil Finders Project engages children in classrooms across the country in an authentic investigation of Devonian fossils in an attempt to answer the question: "How did the organisms in the shallow Devonian seas change in response to environmental changes?" The Fossil Finders project will prepare teachers to use fossils to engage students in studying geological and evolutionary concepts, nature of science and scientific inquiry.

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Click on the link below to read about the Chenango Forks class field trip investigating Devonian-aged fossils in central New York!

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*This website and the educational materials connected with it are currently being pilot tested by fifth through ninth grade teachers nationwide. Please look through this website for more information about the program.Read more