Science: DinosaursCarly Lundstrom, Kristen Moore, Deanna Villari MDA 240.2Grade Level: 1st– Time 2 class periods for 30 minutes eachAcademic Lesson Objectives:1.The student will be able to identify which fossil matches with a specific dinosaur.2.The student will understand the occupation of a paleontologist. 3.The student will be able to create his/her own fossil.Academic Lesson Vocabulary:1.Fossil: the remains or evidence of animals or plants that have been preserved naturally 2.Paleontologist- a scientist that uncovers fossils of animals and plants that lived a very long time ago3.Excavating: digging and removing dirt from one spot in order to find buried remainsNational Visual Art Standards1.6.b. Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum2.1.c. Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experienced and stories3.3.b. Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaningVisual Art Elements/ Principles1.Tactile Texture: Students will be able to feel the textures on their fossils2.Form: Students will mold their clay into a sphere to make their fossil3.Pattern: Patterns of repeated shapes and lines will be imprinted on the fossilsMaterials1.Model Magic2.Bulletin Board3.Square pattern blocks4.Crayons (cool colors: blue, green, purple)5.Foot print worksheetLesson Introduction1. While students are seated at their desks, teacher(s) will enter the classroom and pretend to be paleontologists on an adventure2. Teachers will walk around the classroom searching for dinosaur fossils and
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