What makes fossils?

What makes fossils?

Find out how fossils are formed

Imagine finding something from millions of years ago. How cool would that be? Well, you can!

Fossils are made from animals and plants that died a long time ago - sometimes over 200 million years ago. You can find fossils in the UK, you just need to look hard enough! Good places are often along the coast. Have a look amongst the rocks and see what you can spot.

How are fossils made?

Have a look at this video!

If you can't go fossil hunting, make a fake fossil instead!

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