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Digging in the Past

Wolf Digging in the PastDigging in the Past,
a Wolf Elective Adventure

The Wolf Den Leader guide says, “This elective adventure will help Wolf Scouts understand the formation of fossils.”

Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and fun ways to complete them!

Requirements:

Complete the following Requirements.

  1.  Play a game that demonstrates your knowledge of dinosaurs, such as a dinosaur match game.
  2. Create an imaginary dinosaur. Share with your den its name, what it eats, and where it lives.
  3. Complete one of the following:
    A. Make a fossil cast.
    B. Make a dinosaur dig. Be a paleontologist, and dig through a dinosaur dig made by another member of your den. Show and explain the ways a paleontologist works carefully during a dig.
  4. Make edible fossil layers. Explain how this snack is a good model for the formation of fossils.