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Where Are the Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students recognize that they haven't seen a dinosaur because they no longer exist. In this dinosaur lesson, students view videos and understand what the dinosaur habitat was like. Students role play dinosaurs. Students explore dinosaur...
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Fossil Kit I - Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a 14-page lesson plan that deftly outlines a wonderful educational experience for your youngsters. In it, students learn about a variety of animals that have left behind clues of their existence in fossil form. Many excellent...
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Digging Up Dino Data

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the Internet to research a specific dinosaur. They work in pairs and individually to browse dinosaur websites, take notes on pertinent information, write, edit and illustrate reports. They post their work.
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How Do Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossils?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students have probably already studied dinosaurs in school, but they may not have learned much about the process by which paleontologists locate, excavate, and study dinosaurs. They write journal entries pretending they are on a dinosaur...
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How Did Feathers Evolve?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What do dinosaurs and modern birds have in common? More than you may think. See how scientists figured out the evolutionary relationship between these seemingly disparate animals. Additionally, discover how and why the feather evolved...
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The Dino Mummy, A Tour of the Body

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Casey Gardener takes your class to meet Leonardo, one of the most intact dinosaur mummies ever found. A prominent paleontologist takes you on a tour of the dinosaur's body, showing how fossils and mummies can tell the story of life as it...
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Fossil Record Mystery

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Watch how paleontologists scour the Gobi Desert to find fossils that fill in a gap in the fossil record. How big did dinosaurs get during the Jurassic period? Get your class thinking about these questions and more with this short clip....
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Fossil Hunting

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ever wonder what a paleontologist does, or have a little learner yearning to know everything about fossil hunters? This comprehensive video shows what paleontologists do and why they do it. Get your kids thinking about the wonders of a...
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Science NetLinks: Hollywood Dinosaurs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use relevant evidence and logical reasoning to construct theories for dinosaur behavior. They examine recent evidence that challenges a prevailing dinosaur theory.
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Fossils in Utah

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Science students will stay engaged with these bright slides, relevant and modern images, and clear text.  This PowerPoint is designed for a student to work independently. By clicking on the star on the map, a slide will activate...
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I Dig Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the process of fossil removal and the naming of dinosaurs. They participate in a "fossil dig" involving cookies, create new dinosaur names, and create a picture of a dinosaur they name.
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Let Me Out! Dino Eggs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students conduct research about animals that lay eggs such as reptiles and birds. After identifying characteristics of reptiles and discussing the connection to dinosaurs, they create a three-dimensional paper mache dinosaur egg with a...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary children still are intrigued by dinosaurs. Here is a dinosaur lesson that is geared toward their age group! The learners consider a list of prefixes and suffixes. Using the list, they can analyze the names of their...
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Dino-Myte Spreadsheet

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Do your learners like dinosaurs and theme parks? An ambitious lesson invites learners to put together a plan for supplying dinosaurs for a new theme park. Pupils work together in groups to come up with their plan, which must include a...
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Our Dinopals with WordArt

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Elementary schoolers use the writing process steps to write a descriptive paragraph about a fictional dinosaur. Using a tech tool lesson, they create a graphic title for the paragraph. A nice blending of technology with "old-fashioned"...
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Footprints: Take a Step into Estimation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Compare sizes of student footprints with those of elephants and sauropod dinosaurs! Upper graders make estimations of the areas of irregular shapes; students use grids to make and explain estimates within low and high ranges.
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The Name Game-Exploring Dinosaur Names

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Provide a motivating way to discuss dinosaurs in your classroom. Learners explore how dinosaurs were named and classified. They describe the individual features of each dinosaur. Then, they come up with an idea for a new type of dinosaur...
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Dinosaur Math

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice vocabulary related to measurement, mathematics, and dinosaurs. Using the engaging topic of dinosaurs, learners will calculate various information about dinosaurs and use measurement vocabulary. They will also...
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Cosmological Time Scale 1

For Students 9th - 12th
A scaled timeline points out periods of times that are relevant to us since the Big Bang. Events on the timeline include earth formation, dinosaur extinction, and modern humans.
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Jurassic Fight Club: T-Rex vs. Raptors - Part 1/2

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Fight or flight response and physical prowess is examined in this seven-minute video. Using evidence and a knowledge of animal behavior, scientists were able to show how the bird-like raptor attacked its prey. Studying dinosaur behavior...
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Bedtime Story - Bumposaurus

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
John Barrowman recites "Bumposaurus" for your bedtime story. The moral, "It's ok to be different" comes across clearly in this story of a short-sighted dinosaur who simply needs glasses.
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Digging Up a Dinosaur Graveyard

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Travel with a team of paleontologists as they dig into the Gobi Desert to uncover new species of dinosaurs. They find several dinosaur graves containing a new find, Guanlong, or crested dragon, a never before seen species trapped in a...
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What are Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the attributes of dinosaurs. In this dinosaur lesson, students read books and watch videos featuring dinosaurs. Students also research dinosaur traits using Internet sources.
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When Everything Old is New Again

For Teachers K - 6th
Students imagine what it would be like if today's animals became dinosaurs, or the ancient creatures reappeared to roam the earth. They invent a dinosaur of the future. What might a futuristic triceratops look like? Students are taught...