Layers of Time: Fossil Game Worksheet                                    Name___________________ Per_______

  1. Practice Levels 1 and 2. Put the organisms in order from oldest to youngest.
  2. Level 3
  1. Put the layers in the correct historical order.
  2. Color each layer a light brown or tan.
  3. Neatly draw in the organisms according to the correct chronological order.

  1. Research and answer the following questions.
  1. Why are all the layers in which life is preserved sedimentary?

  1. How do we know the oldest layers are on the bottom and the youngest on the top?

  1. How are fossils formed?

  1. What type of dating is this?