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So far, Doug has found fossil seashells and a fossil shark tooth. What other fossils do you think Doug would find in the quarry?
Do you think habitats have changed in other parts of the world besides Illinois? How could you find out?
This website from the Kentucky Geological Survey includes several hands-on activities that demonstrate how different types of fossils form. It includes a variation on the classic plaster and mold activity using white glue instead.
In this video, paleontologists in Argentina discover and transport fossils to a museum for further study. (4:19, PBS)
Meet Mark Rentz, a paleontologist who studies fossils in Florida. Watch this video to see him talk about finding shark and whale teeth in a Florida creek. (3:13, WGCU Curious Kids)