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Fossils

This week we are heading to an imaginary Quarry where you are going to be making some fossils!

You might already know that a fossil is the remains or impression of a prehistoric plant or animal, that has been naturally preserved.

Perhaps you have some fossils at home that you have collected on a trip to Ketton Quarry with school, or on a walk with your family.

 

I thought that you might like to have a go at making your own fossils at home.

 

What would you like to preserve? You could make an impression of a shell, a leaf, a lego brick or your favourite toy's footprints (check that the item is washable first).

 

You will need

  • 200g salt
  • 150g flour
  • 150g coffee grounds
  • 100-120ml cold coffee or water

 

Click on the 'Making a Fossil' link below to find out how to make your fossils ........

 

  • Ketton C of E Primary School,
  • High Street, Ketton, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3TE
  • E-mail: kettonoffice@rltschools.com
  • Telephone: 01780 720301
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