RATIONALE FOR ADVENTURE
This elective adventure will help Wolf Scouts understand the formation of fossils.
TAKEAWAYS FOR CUB SCOUTS
- Understanding that fossils are affected by the ground around them
- Learning about different types of dinosaurs
- Listening to instructions
- Making a layered dessert
- A Scout is thrifty. [Wolf Character Compass]
ADVENTURE REQUIREMENTS (Wolf Handbook, page 204)
- Play a game that demonstrates your knowledge of dinosaurs, such as a dinosaur match game.
- Create an imaginary dinosaur. Share with your den its name, what it eats, and where it lives.
- Make a fossil cast.
- Make a dinosaur dig.
- Make edible fossil layers. Explain how this snack is a good model for the formation of fossils.
- Be a paleontologist, and dig through the dinosaur digs made by your den. Show and explain the ways a paleontologist works carefully during a dig.