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Lesson 42 Fossil evidence of evolution

Lesson 42
Learning Target:________________________________________________________________
Success Criteria:
1. I can define fossil
2. I can describe how fossils are formed
3. I can explain how fossils provide evidence of evolution
1. Paleontologist – scientists who study ancient fossils
2. Fossils – remains imprints or traces of prehistoric organisms that can tell when and where
organisms once lived and how they lived
1. Name some objects that could become fossils.
2. Do you think that all organisms become fossils? Why or why not?
3. What are some ways fossils are formed?