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187-Oyster, Ostrea sp. Grades 3-8 $8.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
A large, heavy valve (shell) from Ostrea sp., the Tertiary oyster that was common along the eastern seaboard of the United States. The valve must show clear growth lines on the hinge.

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
-- To introduce Ostrea sp., itís size and name
-- To introduce the concept of paleo (really old) geography and ancient oceans
-- To open a discussion about extinction
-- To introduce mollusk fossil anatomy

GRADES 3-8
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