Museum Number: 837
Object Name: Fossils
Physical Description: 2 large fossil shells, one grey, one brownish, snail-shell-like; known as "devil's toe-nails".
- Why in the past did people think that fossils like these were connected with the Devil?
- How does our belief in evolution change the way we understand these objects compared to people in the past?
- Do you think that religious views about the creation of the universe or life should be taught alongside scientific theories?
- How do you feel about this object?
- What might these fossils have been used for?
- Why did people in the past believe these objects possessed magical powers?
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