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Taylor's Fourth Grade Learns About Fossils

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 13:38

Nebo School District's assessment specialist, paleontologist and author of The Utah Story, Seth Sorensen, took time to visit Taylor Elementary's fourth-grades.  The students look forward to science and social studies each day because they spend time learning about the state of Utah.  Students in Mrs. Corbin, Mrs. Grill and Ms. Orme's classes have been studying fossils and dinosaurs of Utah.  Mr. Sorenesen has a unique passion for researching, collecting and studying fossils from different periods in time.  He brought dinosaur teeth, t-rex claws, fossilized tortoises and even a tooth from a Megalodon!    Student, Isabelle Hansen, said, "I liked seeing the allosaurus cast because it was cool to see how small their brain was.  Taylor's fourth-graders say, "Thank you Mr. Sorensen for taking the time to visit our class and "dig" up our interest in Utah's fossils!