Making Fossils – Part 2

The other day was preparation for making the fossils. Wednesday was the actual making day! Even though they took a long time to to listen to the instructions and explanation, they had a blast making them. Totally messy, gluggy and yet totally worth it. Here they are scooping the clay soil (dug from our own garden beds by our Year 9 Agriculture class)

20130913-142538.jpgMixing it with water to make a pasty mixture:

20130913-142608.jpgAnd here they are drying out in the sun in our greenhouse area:

20130913-142636.jpgWe plan on cracking them open next week some time, if they dry out enough over the next few days.

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