K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

Fossils - PowerPoint

Students Create a PowerPoint Presentation about Fossils

Students research information about fossils on the internet.


Students collect several images of fossils.


Students create a 3 slide PowerPoint presentation using their images and information.

Students save and or print their work.


Grade 2 +



Download: what-are-fossils-student-instructions.docx


Download: what-are-fossils-finished-example.pptx




Slide 1 Title Slide - What is a Fossil?

Students add a title: "What is a Fossil?" and add one picture of a fossil. Students add one or more sentences telling what a fossil is. Students add their name.

What is a Fossil?


Slide 2 - "What is a Paleontologist?"

Students add a title: " What is a Paleontologist?" and add one picture of a paleontologist working at a dig. Students one or more sentences telling what a paleontologist is.

What is a Paleontologist?


Slide 3 - "Where are Fossils Found"

Students add a title: "Where are Fossils Found?" and add related picture. Students add one or more sentences telling where fossils are found.

Where are Fossils Found?



Fossils - Student Handout

fossils student handout


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