Meet a Bone-ified Explorer Unit 6 Week 3Vocabulary
stumbled upon- found by accident I Can’t believe I stumbled upon such a great sale! When something is stumbled upon, it is found by accident. We stumbled upon the cave while riding our bikes. Tell about a time you stumbled upon something interesting.
inspected- looked at closely If something is inspected, it is looked at closely. I inspected all the eggs in the carton. What are some places or items that might be inspected?
fossil- the remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago and was preserved in rocks A fossil is the remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago. We were excited to find a fossil of a seashell. Where are you likely to find a fossil?
Paleontologist- a scientist who studies fossils A paleontologiststudies fossils. A paleontologist may work at a natural history museum. How is a paleontologist like and not like a detective?