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Mary Anning Fossil Hunter

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by Barbara Dobson

This report tells the story of Mary Anning, who was born in 1799. Her lifelong interest in hunting for “curios” led to some important finds that caught the attention of scientists from around the world.The article recounts Mary’s early life and how the skills her father taught her helped Mary to support the family after his death. Mary’s discoveries have helped scientists to understand the evolution of life forms.

Series: School Journal Level 3, September 2012

Learning area: Science

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Mary Anning, scientist discoveries, evolution, life forms

In: School Journal Level 3, September 2012

Publication date: September 2012

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