Learn About Fossils


Here at Curiosity Creek, we LOVE fossils! Fossils are the remains or evidence of animals and plants that lived long ago. Have you ever seen a fossil before? Check this one out!

Pretty cool, huh? If you want to learn more, explore the websites listed below.

Fantastic Fossil Links


Fossil Field Trip: Let's Go To The Museum!

Have you ever wanted to see REAL dinosaur fossils and skeletons? You've come to the right place! Click this link to take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian Dinosaur Exhibit!


Prehistoric Climate Change: What Does It Mean For Us?

Over millions of years, the earth's climate has gone through so many changes. Sometimes, things have been warmer, and sometimes things have been cooler. But even small changes can make life very, very different for people, animals, and plants everywhere. This game shows one example of how an increase in temperature created BIG changes.



Did you know that there are TWO different kinds of fossils? Some are the remains of dead plants or animals, like dinosaur teeth. Others are things animals created while they were living, which have hardened into stone, like dinosaur poop. Are you curious? Check out this site!

Do-It-Yourself Fossils

Who wants to make fossils?? You? I do too! This site will teach you how to make your own fossils in just five easy steps! It's simple and fun. Try it out!



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