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075-Fossil Leaves, Black Shale, Pennsylvanian Grades 2-12 $15.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
-- A piece of black shale or mudstone clearly showing imprint of fossil leaves

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
-- To introduce fossil leaves
-- To introduce the concept of depositional environment, that is, the fossils were once trees that grew in a swamp. The leaves were deposited along with the mud. The mud is black because the swamp was rich in
organic matter.

GRADES 2-12
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Rock Detective Geoscience Education
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Nellysford , VA 96080

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