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The Fossil Record Middle School Science Unit for Standard NGSS MS-LS4-1

Get a little help covering NGSS Standard MS-LS4-1 with this complete unit covering the fossil record and analyzing patterns!

This unit will save you lots of time and keep your students engaged while learning about patterns in the fossil record!

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Wow! The students were really interested in this topic and the resource Is easy to use. Well organized and full of interesting activities. Great job.

Austin W.
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If you use the included suggested schedule, this LARGE unit will cover 10 days worth of lessons!

The unit contains a variety of different activities.

This is a great resource. My students loved learning about this topic. They loved the interactive notebook foldable with the layers of rocks.

Emily S.

Begin the unit with a PowerPoint slideshow with the included strategic note taking guide.

The unit also includes five pages of reading passages, response pages, interactive notebook inserts, task cards, a quiz, and answer keys for everything!

Designed to cover NGSS MS-LS4-1 and Utah SEEd 7.5.2.

With this unit, you can be sure you’re covering everything you need to!

NGSS MS-LS4-1: Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past. 

Utah SEEd 7.5.2: Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth, under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

This unit was really helpful in teaching these standards. It includes quite a bit of material. There is a slide show, reading passages, lab activity, worksheets, and assessment. Helpful comprehensive unit!

Jessica N.

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