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Use the resources on the Fossils and Dinosaurs student esheet to help you answer the questions on this sheet.
All About Sue
What do we know about Sue?
How do we know all of these things?
What is the significance of finding Sue?
How do we know this?
An animal must get buried fairly quickly.
Why must it be buried quickly?
How might it be buried?
Water helps bury the animal in sediment.
Soft parts decay.
Sediment presses down and sand hardens to rock forming a fossil.