Students Turned Paleontologists

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Centre school’s fifth-grade students in Mrs. Ranieri’s class acted as paleontologists, while finishing their science unit on fossils. For this unit, students learned how fossils help interpret the Earth’s history and how they are like today’s living things. 

Students worked together throughout the investigation, observing different fossils and developing interesting theories about how each fossil formed and where they came from. They also compared fossils to living things and noted ways that the organisms changed over time.