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The Age of Reptiles in Three Acts

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Day the Mesozoic Died

For Students 9th - 12th
Solve the ultimate who dunnit mystery: the death of the dinosaurs. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes how the asteroid impact hypothesis came to fruition and the evidence supporting it. The video also explains how life...
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Peanut Butter Geology

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why are there old dinosaur bones in the museum? Because they can't afford new ones! The chapter contains seven hands-on activities at four different levels covering geological eras, dinosaurs, timelines, and statigraphy. 
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The Day the Mesozoic Died

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
A dynamic, three-part feature explores what caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. Computer animations, interviews, and on-site footage from around the world divulge evidence that it was the K-T...
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Mesozoic Museum

For Students 6th - 12th
Mini museum curators create an exhibit that showcases the Mesozoic era. Pupils use their knowledge of dinosaurs to make informative posters, drawings, and dioramas. Following three steps to complete the hands-on activity, scholars read...
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FAQs From Our First Year

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After a year of PBS Eons videos, viewers raised some excellent points and questions. The hosts highlight the most common including classification of animals, when a new eon starts, how to pronounce scientific terms, and many other...
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A Brief History of Life: Dinosaur Time!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists have confirmed that more than 30 species of non-avian dinosaurs had feathers. The evolution of life on the planet during the time of the dinosaurs fascinates most children at some point. Research often changes or updates what...
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History of Life on Earth

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Cleopatra lived closer to the first moon landing than the building of the pyramids at Giza. If your pupils are struggling to understand the timeline of the 4.6-billion-year history of the Earth, a lesson about the Geologic Time Scale is...
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Mesozoic Word Search-- Difficult

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students learn terms pertaining to the Mesozoic era of dinosaurs. Students analyze 50 words and locate them in a word search.
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Science Jeopardy - The Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The earth sciences are the focus for this Jeopardy-style review game. Categories include geology, space, scientific investigation, meteorology, and oceanography. Diagrams and pictures are involved with most of the questions, making this...
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Mesozoic Murals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a mural of one of the Mesozoic Periods. In this geologic timeline instructional activity, students will research the plants and animals that lived in the Mesozoic Era in order to create a mural to scale that represents...
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Geological Time Scale

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geological time worksheet, student use a geologic time scale to understand the difference between eons, eras, and periods. Then students complete 2 short answer questions.
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Boning Up on Fossil Features

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate a specific dinosaur; produce a poster relating what is known or speculated about where and how the dinosaur lived to the physical features of the dinosaur.
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on Earth

For Students 6th - 8th
A somewhat amusing assignment, this instructional activity lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and...
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The Mesozoic Era

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders recognize that the Earth was different in different eras. In this Mesozoic Era lesson, 6th graders compare the time frame of the different eras and how long they lasted for by graphing them. Students study the...
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The Mesozoic Era Crossword Puzzle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Mesozoic Era crossword puzzle worksheet, pupils examine the 12 clues in order to complete the puzzle with the words and names from this time period.
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Bellwork April 12-16

For Students 7th - 9th
In this bellwork worksheet, students answer questions about the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras. They answer questions about fossils, half life, and radioactive material.
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Geologic Time Scale

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geologic time scale worksheet, students use a word bank to complete the geologic time scale provided. Students fill in the chart as it relates to the geologic time scale.
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Dinosaurs Were Real!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students investigate the history of dinosaurs, as real animals. In this dinosaur lesson plan, students examine basic concepts that help them understand the history of all life. Included in this article is information on the world of the...
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The History of Life

For Students 6th - 8th
In this history of life worksheet, students will use diagrams of the Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic Era to complete 4 fill in the blank statements.
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Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the geologic time scale. They create and recognize the importance of a geologic time line.
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Earth History Part II

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders hypothesize what caused the break up of continents. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders study about the events that took place during Mesozoic and Cenozoic Era. They reconstruct a supercontinent and report their...
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The Mesozoic Era

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Mesozoic Era worksheet, students find a total of 12 words hidden in a word search puzzle related to the Mesozoic Era.
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Jurassic Research and Presentation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the Jurassic period. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to research the Mesozoic Era and discover the shape of the Earth when dinosaurs roamed. To end the lesson, they present their...