OLogy: Finding Fossils

Anyone can find fossils. This handy guide tells you where to look and what to do.

Searching for fossils is like traveling back in time to get a peek at Earth’s past. You don’t have to be a professional paleontologist to collect the remains of ancient life. Anyone can find fossils. All you need is some basic information, a good location, and a lot of patience.

Science Topics
2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

What are you looking for?


OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

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