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Title: Making Fossils
Students, by making their own fossils will better understand how fossils are created.
Explain to students about fossilization.
Fossilization: The preservation of the remains or an imprint of a living organism in a geological structure.
Variation: Wrap a plaster of Paris ball around a small plastic object (e.g., toy for birthday bags like dinosaurs, spiders, etc.). Crack the ball carefully and you should see an impression of the object in the plaster.