Grades 7 to 12
The following activities are designed to be downloaded by teachers and used in the classroom. Contact our staff to book an activity at the Monument or for a ranger to visit your classroom. School visits are only available for the Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs areas.
Activity Sheets [292k PDF File]
Paper Fossils [2mb PDF File]
Fossil Identification Packet [6.5mb PDF File]
Leaf Manual [749k PDF File]
Vocabulary [15k PDF File]
Did You Know?
This is the first and only fossil gingko leaf from Florissant fossil beds. The gingko is a “living fossil” as the genus appeared approximately 250 million years ago, but the modern species can still be found in China.