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Fossils

  1. 1. FOSSILSBy Skyler, Eddie, Danielle and Zachary!!!
  2. 2. 1The animal dies and the water rises and consumes the dead animal.
  3. 3. 2The flesh gets eaten by smaller creatures.
  4. 4. 3The bones remain lying at the bottom of the river.
  5. 5. 4The sediment (tiny pieces of sand or stone) cover the bones.
  6. 6. 5Decades later, the land rises.
  7. 7. 6The bones rot away.
  8. 8. 7Pieces of rock fill in the gaps where the bones used to be.
  9. 9. 8The bones get exposed to the world.
  10. 10. 9A palaeontologist comes.
  11. 11. 10The palaeontologist finds the fossil (most of the time this does not happen).
  12. 12. 11He brushes the dust off the fossil.
  13. 13. 12He carefully digs up the fossil.
  14. 14. 13A process called ‘jacketing’ is done.Jacketing is wrapping plaster around the fossil to protect it from weather conditions.
  15. 15. 14The palaeontologist makes a map of what he has found.
  16. 16. 15He transports it to the museum.
  17. 17. 16The museum puts the fossil on display.
  18. 18. CREDITSWRITERS: EDDIE AND SKYLER ZENGFACTS: EDDIE ZENGBOOK GIVER: ZACHARY WANG THANK YOU FOR WATCHING!!!

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