My BEST Science Activity


Title: Making a Fossil

Grade Level: 2

Objective: The student will make a model of a fossil mold, describe the mold, and infer how scientists learn from fossil molds.





Describe the activity below.


Follow The Directions:

  1. Roll a piece of clay out flat.
  2. Put a leaf on the clay.
  3. Press the leaf into the clay (a rolling pin works great).
  4. Take away the leaf.


Tell What You Learned

Have students tell or write about what they saw when they took away the leaf.