Fossils: Rock strata

This lesson pack for year 3 and P4, linking to the topics Rocks and Earth’s materials, explains how we know dinosaurs became extinct. This pack explains the K-Pg boundary and how fossils below it will have been from the dinosaur era. Pupils will build their own rock strata sandwich using bread, sweets and biscuits.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining rock strata
  • Instructions to make their own rock strata sandwich

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Bread
  • biscuits
  • sweets and sprinkles
Year 3
Fossils: Rock strata

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