Today, we had a couple of very special guests. Chris and Melissa Robak came in to teach us a bit about fossils — it was fantastic. We’re learning about fossils in our Social Studies unit about Alberta’s Fossil Heritage – so this presentation was just perfect!
Alberta is the only place in the world where you can find an organic PRECIOUS gemstone. Ammolite. We saw a huge ammolite fossil. (worth about $9000)
This trilobite is so old it doesn’t have any eyes.
Fossilized choral from what is now the middle of the Sahara Desert.
Semi-fossilized whale vertebrae.
Fossils embedded in a rock from the Ponoka area.
Pass the Halelite. (Rock Salt)
What a terrific opportunity to learn more about this super-interesting topic from a couple of real experts. Thanks again, Chris and Melissa!