Fossils Honor Requirements

Fossils Honor Requirements



Download the requirements for the Fossils honor by clicking on the download link above.


1. Draw, photograph, or collect at least ten different kinds of fossils, and label each with its name and where it is found.

2. Have a brief definition of each of the following in your notebook:

  1. Geology
  2. Fossils
  3. Catastrophism
  4. Paleontology
  5. Graptolite
  6. Trilobite
  7. Dinosaur
  8. Mammoth
  9. Mastodon
  10. Crinoid
  11. Lingula
  12. Calamite
  13. Foraminifera
  14. Radiolaria
  15. Paleozoic
  16. Mesozoic
  17. Cenozoic
  18. Pleistocene
  19. Paleobotany
  20. Pelecypod
  21. Brachiopod

3. Visit a museum where fossils are on display and make a written or oral report of your trip.

4. Describe the process of the proper removal of delicate specimens. Tell how a skeleton of a dinosaur or other gigantic fossil would be removed. Why should beginners not remove such specimens? What should be done by the beginner when he finds what is obviously a valuable fossil?

5. Explain the difference in the account scientists give for the presence of fossils as related by evolutionists and creationists.

Skill Level 2
Original Honor 1944

North American Division
Original Honor 1944
Updated 2018

Related Downloads

  • 5120 Prescott Ave
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States