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334 resources with the keyterm dinosaurs

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Dino Fossils

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Primary paleontologists discover the information they can gather from examining fossils. They place pictures in the correct sequence showing how an animal becomes a fossil. They discuss which sediments would preserve fossils better as well.
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Dinosaurs Are Dino-mite!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars use the internet to gather information on dinosaurs. They create their own dinosaur fossils and diorama. They compare and contrast meat-eating and plant-eating dinosaurs and theories on their extinction.
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I Have a Bone To Pick With You

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore fossils and how they are found by paleontologists.
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Dino Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars use the Internet to gather information about dinosaurs. They practice navigating through webpages and following directions. They define important vocabulary and practice making a KWL chart.
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Mapping Dinosaurs in Place and Time

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the continents that specific dinosaurs lived on. They compare the continent's location and climate when dinosaurs live there with its current location.
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Fossil Fetching

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students research different types of fossils and create their own fossil out of plaster. They watch a video about the dinosaurs and discover fossils.
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Dino Traces

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to the type of evidence that is found at a typical dinosaur dig. They create rubbing casts of bone impressions on paper and, using bones, identify dinosaurs.
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Dinosaur I Finding And Dating

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate how long dinosaurs lived on Earth and how that compare to how long man has been on Earth. They discover how scientists excavate fossils.
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The Dinosaur Body

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners investigate how body design affects balance. They make simple models of dinosaur bodies using straws and marshmallows. Before making their models, they discuss the effects of gravity and the importance of balance in body shape.
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If The Dinosaurs Came Back to Fishkill

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research dinosaurs and then incorporate their research into a story about what would happen if dinosaurs came back to live in their town.
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Dino's Diner

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a modern day dinosaur menu to generate creative ideas regarding what dinosaurs would eat at an imaginary restaurant. They utilize a graphic organizer imbedded in this plan to guide their menu ideas.
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Introduction to Dinosaurs

For Teachers K
Students examine how dinosaurs are often named because of their characteristics. After listening to "Story of Dinosaurs," students make up names for animals based on an example from the teacher.
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Geology

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders devise a workable inch-to-inch scale for a geologic timeline sequencing the eras covered in the unit. They hypothesize from descriptions of dinosaur fossil evidence.
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LESSON PLANS (print version) pdf What is a Fossil?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students can better explain how mould and cast fossils occur when they make their own cast fossils using plaster of Paris and objects such as shells, bone or even their own hand or footprint.
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Get Cracking

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars compare the life cycle of an animal hatched from an egg with one born from its mother's womb. The lesson focuses on dinosaur eggs. They create dinosaur eggs from balloons and papier mache.
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Dinosaurs: Creatures of the Past

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students search for information and pictures of dinosaurs to distinguish between meat-eating and plant-eating dinosaurs. They explore theories about their extinction, and create illustrations of dinosaurs using Kid Pix or other drawing...
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Investigation 4 - Dinosaurs Tracks

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders make inferences and interpretations from sets of dinosaur tracks. They describe Utah fossils and how they were formed. Partners trade their sketches of tracks and try to guess which dinosaur it belonged to.
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Fossil Footsteps

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create their own dinosaur tracks using clay. In addition, 4th graders compose a story about the dinosaur / animal who created the tracks. They study photographs of dinosaur tracks before beginning.
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Dinosaur Database

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn to use a database to share information about a dinosaur they have researched.
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Dinosaurs - Creatures Of The Past

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use the Internet to search for dinosaurs, then distinguish between meat-eating and plant-eating dinosaurs. They explore theories about the extinction of dinosaurs and create illustrations of dinosaurs using Kid Pix or other...
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Using Hyperstudio To Introduce Dinosuars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils access this multimedia program as an introduction to dinosaurs. The program will provide information regarding the classification of several dinosaurs. They view the multimedia program to develop background information for their...
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Theme: Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners identify at least ten different dinosaurs and name them. Students explain the difference between plant-eating dinosaurs and meat-eating dinosaurs. Learners explain how scientists know about dinosaurs.