This book introduces readers to the different types of fossils and how they form. Learn about key fossil finds, scientists who made important discoveries and contributions to the study of fossils, and how we use fossils today in the form of fossil fuels. A geology-themed project provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.