Not Just Any Old Rock
Watch where you’re walking; you might discover a 475 million year-old fossil, like Ryleigh Taylor! The 11 year-old found a trilobite fossil in Tennessee. Trilobites are arthropods related to the horseshoe crab. She and her mom, who home-schools her, contacted a paleobiologist to investigate its age. Ryleigh wants to display her fossil in a museum for all to see!