Last updated: October 7, 2015
Kylie's Fossil Find
- Grade Level:
- Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
In May 2010, a seven-year old girl named Kylie found a fossil near the visitor center at Badlands National Park. She did the right thing. She reported her find to rangers. It turned out to be a rare and well-preserved saber tooth cat fossil.
This nonfiction story will help students understand the science of paleontology and the importance of protecting our natural resources and identify with the real-life story of another young student.