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Make a Fossil
What you need:
White glue
Modeling clay
Small objects from nature
What you do:
1. Go outside and collect small objects from nature (rocks, twigs, acorns,
etc.).
2. Press one of the objects into modeling clay. Carefully remove the object
from the clay. You now have a mold of the object.
3. Fill the mold with white glue. In nature, minerals would fill in the mold
left by a rotting object.
4. Allow the glue to dry completely.
5. After the glue has dried, carefully remove the "fossil" from the clay.
6. Next time you are in a rocky area, look for fossils.
Adapted from:
Make a Fossil from Glue, by Mike Calhoun,
http://www.education.com/activity/article/make_a_fossil_from_glue/
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