How fossils are formed

How fossils are formed

Storyboard Text

  • A sea creature swimming
  • I am the star of the show
  • The sea creature dies and sinks to the bottom of the sea.
  • nobody told me that I die in scene 2. Here's my dying scene: cough, cough, splutter splutter...
  • Over a long time, layers and layers of sediment pile on top of the shell which is covered by heavier and heavier material.
  • After millions of years, the Earth's crust move the layer where the fossil is closer to the surface.
  • The top layers covering the fossil are eroded away by wind or rain.
  • I didn't even have to bring my shovel!
  • The fossil is exposed
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