Fossil Detectives poster

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Fossil Detectives poster

A free double sided classroom poster. On one side pupils study the fossils and make predictions, the poster can then be flipped to see if they were right.


Fossil Detectives activity sheet 1

Pupils can examine the fossil on the poster and find the adaptations which tell us what the animal was like when it was alive. Flip the poster to see if they were right!


Fossil Detectives activity sheet 2

Pupils can examine the fossil on the poster and draw what they think the animal looked like when it was alive millions of years ago.


Fossil Detectives fact sheet

Pupils can expand their knowledge of Evolution and Inheritance by reading the fact sheet and answering questions about the evolution of Ichthyosaurs.


Fossil Detective Teachers' notes

Teachers' notes, including suggested discussion points for the activities.

Teachers' Notes