We found 41 resources with the concept dinosaur extinction
Weighing the Evidence for a Mass Extinction Part 2: On Land
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat can fossils tell us about periods of extinction? Young scholars interpret fossil layers to make conclusions about changes in life during different geological time periods. They analyze the fossils for abundance and diversity as well...
The Age of Reptiles in Three Acts
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Reptiles survived the largest extinction event on the planet and then they grew into the most dominant class of the Mesozoic Era. They quickly evolved into giants on land, sea, and air. In an episode of the PBS Eons series viewers learn...
Fossil Fish, Pt. II: A History
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Typically. when one thinks of palm trees, they rarely mention Wyoming ... yet Fossil Lake proves palm trees existed in this area back when it was a tropical paradise. The second video in a three-part series explores the history of Fossil...
How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone knows about the extinction of the dinosaurs, but what other mass extinctions have happened? The video explains how scientists define mass extinctions. It offers insight into the debate about the number of mass extinctions as well.