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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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Creatasaurus

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...
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Dreams and Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 6th
Students explore the 3-dimensional geometric forms of dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period. They apply various construction and color-effect techniques in modeling an imaginary dinosaur. Students study a variety of pictures and models of...
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Dinosaur Vocabulary 2

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this dinosaur vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 11 listed dinosaur-related terms to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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Dinosaur Multiple Choice Activity

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this dinosaur vocabulary worksheet, students read ten definitions of words pertaining to dinosaurs and match them to the words in a word box.
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Dinosaur Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dinosaur worksheet, students study ten definitions pertaining to dinosaurs. Students match these with vocabulary words in a word box.
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Dinosaur Challenge

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this dinosaur facts worksheet, students respond to 11 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about dinosaurs.
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Dinosaur Crossword Puzzle-- Hard

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science/reading worksheet, students study vocabulary pertaining to dinosaurs and fit 20 words into a crossword puzzle. There are no clues-- this makes this a difficult puzzle.
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Prehistoric Pals

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this shape recognition worksheet, students find the twenty-one hidden pictures in the large picture of dinosaurs. Hidden pictures are shown on a second page to assist students in matching the shapes.
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Classification of Animals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify observable features of eight dinosaurs and create a sorting chart using SMART Notebook on a SMART Board (or, in case you do not have a SMART Board, a chalk or dry-erase board).
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Magic Schoolbus "Busasaurus" Worksheet

For Students 1st - 2nd
This is designed to be completed during, or after, the showing of the Magic School Bus episode titled "Busasaurus." Learners answer ten questions that are directly related to the video. It will motivate your class to view attentively....
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 2nd
An expository text is examined in this reading lesson that guides young readers through a nonfiction book entitled Dinosaurs by Grace Maccarone. As readers preview the text, they examine the illustrations and define difficult words. Then...
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Dinosaur! Fossil Rush: Tale of a Bone

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore 1870s when a "bone rush" led to amazing discoveries, as fossil-hunters risked life and limb in their quest for dinosaur remains. The class uses the attached visual encyclopedia to prep for a discussion on early paleontology. Two...
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Dino-Facts!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a database to gather facts about dinosaurs. They practice searching about specific dinosaurs that are of interest to them. To end the instructional activity, they write a story describing the behaviors, eating habits, and...
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Discovering Dinosaurs

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use an online database to gather information about five dinosaurs that are of interest to them. Using a chart, they record their length, height and two interesting facts for each dinosaur. They draw a picture of the...
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Dinosaur Database

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice using a database to find information related to dinosaurs. Using the data, they make informational cards to use while developing a timeline that shows when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. They answer comprehension...
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What Kind of Eaters Were Dinosaurs?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use a database to gather more information on dinosaurs. Using the information, they discover how the database is organized and how to get different information from it. They complete a worksheet with comprehension...
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Discovering Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars investigate the physical characteristics of dinosaurs. They participate in a puppet show, take a field trip to a dinosaur museum, and compare/contrast dinosaur characteristics at the museum.
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Dinosaur Names Mix And Match

For Teachers K - 1st
In this vocabulary worksheet, students examine pictures of 16 dinosaurs and learn their names. Students study the word and picture cards. There are no directions but these could be cut apart for a matching game or used on a word wall.
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Fossil Fuels and the Debt Crisis: Political Cartoons

For Students 9th - 12th
Wondering what dinosaurs have to do with the debt crisis? This analysis handout includes two political cartoons using dinosaur metaphors, and prompts pupils to consider the symbolism to understand the cartoonist's point. You may want to...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use the internet to find information about dinosaurs. Using the information, they complete a database with where the dinosaurs lived, diet, and where bones were found. To end the lesson plan, they are given criteria and...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders classify and analyze living things by structure and function and make predictions based on observations rather than random guesses. They make predictions about where dinosaurs lived and correctly place their databases onto...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students are introduced to the various types of dinosaurs and write in their journals about their favorite one. After listening to a story and watching a filmstrip, they color a few pages in their Dinosaur Friends Book. They also examine...
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Tucson Children's Museum Dino Word Search

For Students 2nd - 4th
Review information related to dinosaurs using this resource. Learners review, analyze and discuss thirty-nine key terms associated with dinosaurs and circle each one in a word search puzzle.
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd
Motivate your second graders with this interesting lesson. As part of a second grade unit on dinosaurs, learners engage in activities involving fossils, measure dinosaurs, and take a quiz using an interactive website.
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Dinosaur Stomp

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders write a dinosaur poem using information from a research activity. For this dinosaur poetry and music lesson, 2nd graders listen to the book Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp in music class. They work in small groups to...
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The "Big" World of Dinosaurs

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders work in groups to brainstorm about dinosaurs history. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders develop a brochure containing information on various aspects of dinosaur life. They create the brochure using Microsoft...
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Dinosaurs 1: Where are the Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate world history by creating a diorama in class. For this dinosaur extinction lesson, students read assigned text discussing the time frame of the dinosaurs residence on Earth and their eventual demise. Students...
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Dinosaur Detectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate a paleontologist. In this paleontology lesson, students conduct research on a specific paleontologist. Students explore Dinosaur Park in the virtual world Second Life.
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Dinosaur Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a report about a paleontologist. In this paleontology lesson, students research and write a report about a noted paleontologist. They discuss the importance of technology to paleontologists and how paleontologist excavate...
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Prehistoric Life Video

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students watch a video on "Prehistoric Life." Students, after viewing the video, answer 25 short answer questions.
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Dinosaur Math

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover math vocabulary through dinosaur discovery. In this dinosaur math unit, 2nd graders practice using math terms for measurement and geometric shapes through a variety of worksheets, online games, and word problems. 
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Discovering Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners discuss theories about dinosaurs. In this dinosaurs and fossils lesson, students explore different scientific theories regarding dinosaurs and fossils. Learners  then come up with their own theories about why dinosaurs went...
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the World

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars graph the varying sizes of dinosaurs.  For this math and dinosaur lesson, students view dinosaur models and compare the different shapes and sizes of the dinosaurs.  Young scholars complete a dinosaur math activity, read...
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When Dinosaurs Ruled The World

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover how a paleontologist digs up fossils and what tools they use.  In this paleontology instructional activity, students discuss the importance of the job of a paleontologist, watch a video on the process of extracting...
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The Living Environment

For Teachers 2nd
In this reading comprehension lesson, 2nd graders have the choice between musical, kinesthetic, logical mathematical and verbal linguistic options to display their knowledge. Students can write a song, perform a play, construct a model...
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The Dinosaur Diner

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars explore the food chain. In this dinoaur lesson plan, students identify charactersitics of an omnivore, carnivore, and herbivore. Young scholars sort dinosaur picture/word cards into groups by their eating characteristics....
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What Would Happen if Dinosaurs Came Back?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students hypothesize what would happen if dinosaurs return to Earth. In this creative reading comprehension instructional activity, the class listens to the story If the Dinosaurs Came Back and brainstorm ideas of what might happen if...
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Bringing Dinosaurs Back to Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explain how the earth makes fossils and how dinosaur remains become fossils. In this Bringing Dinosaurs Back to Life lesson, students solve paleo-puzzles which ask students to solve problems as if they were paleontologists....
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Dinosaurs---Read All About Them!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read all about dinosaurs. In this biology lesson plan, students  examine how to use library research as integral part of scientific research.
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students participate in a simulated archeological dig to gain an understanding of the earth's development as well as the organisms on it. In this dinosaur lesson plan, students work in small groups removing five pieces from the 'dig' one...
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Middle and Recent Earth History

For Students 7th - 9th
In this middle and recent Earth history worksheet, students are given 20 statements about the changes in the Earth and life on Earth and they determine if they are true or false. If the statements are false, students change the...
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CyberHunt: Digging for Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover dinosaur facts using internet research. In this 2nd - 3rd grade lesson plan, students identify various dinosaur facts. Students use internet research to answer questions regarding dinosaurs.
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What's In a Name?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this what's in a name instructional activity, students determine meanings of dinosaurs' names. In this fill in the blank instructional activity students write five answers plus complete an enrichment activity.
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Dinosaurs: Fact or Opinion

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this fact or opinion learning exercise, students evaluate 8 statements about dinosaurs and then determine whether each statement is a fact or an opinion by writing the number that corresponds to each statement in a column labeled fact...
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When Dinosaurs Lived

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur worksheet, students examine a time line of the periods in which certain dinosaurs lived and then answer 5 fill in the blank questions based on the timeline.
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Digging For Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur themed worksheet, students work together as a team of paleontologists to draw the dinosaur bones they discovered at a dig site. They must label their drawing on a grid map and then provide data about the length and...
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Comparing Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur themed worksheet, students answer 4 multiple choice questions where they compare dinosaur sizes. Next, students label 5 dinosaurs in a list from longest to shortest using the numbers 1 to 5.
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Dinosaur Addition

For Students K - 1st
For this addition worksheet on dinosaurs students will determine the sum of ten addition problems with sums between four and eight using addends one through six.
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Mystery Dinosaur: Who am I?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur worksheet, students read a description of a dinosaur and then write down which dinosaur is being described. There are 6 questions to answer on this worksheet.
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Dino-Mite Web Quest

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students identify a specific dinosaur to research. Then they develop an overview of their dinosaur family and the foods each dinosaur in their family eat. Students also identify how the dinosaurs defend...
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Name Match

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this name match worksheet, students match up fourteen dinosaurs with the meaning of each of their names by drawing a line to connect one with the other.
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Dino Cards

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dinosaur worksheet, students learn 12 species of dinosaurs by cutting and coloring a matching card game. Each card contains a dinosaur picture, its name, the pronunciation and the meaning of the name. There are directions given...
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing instructional activity, students prepare to write a dinosaur report by selecting and reading a nonfiction book. Students choose one dinosaur and write a report following the specific guidelines on this page.
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Dinosaurs Here Yesterday Gone Today

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars take a pre-test to show their prior knowledge of dinosaurs. Using the internet, they reasearch the time period in which they roamed the Earth. Focusing on the area of Connecticut, they compare and contrast the large and...
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Fossils!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct Internet research about different types of fossils, the animals they are from, and some famous paleontologists. They also participate in some interactive activities and hands-on lessons in which they create their own...
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Fossils and our Past (part 1 of 3)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate how some extinct organisms resemble organisms that are still alive today. They watch and discuss the Magic School Bus video about fossils, then create clay fossil imprints, matching the imprints to plaster of...
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What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore dinosaur stance and the dinosaur-bird connection. They investigate what distinguishes dinosaurs from other reptiles? Students discuss how dinosaurs stand their legs positioned directly under their bodies. They are...
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Dinosaur Challenge

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore items of interest including dinosaurs. They generate, record and answer relevant questions based on oral, shared and/or independent readings of informational texts and available multiple resources on a topic of class...
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Heating and Cooling a Really Large Lizard

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate the effect of temperature on cold-blooded animals, using a 5 x 8 inch index card to represent a dinosaur as their model organism. Students measure temperature changes that occurs at different angles to a light...
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"Cam Jansen and the Missing Dinosaur Bones"

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete a unit for the book Cam Jansen and the Missing Dinosaur Bones by David A. Adler. They define key vocabulary terms, complete a KWL chart, read in pairs, retell and summarize a chapter, create a puppet, and write a letter.
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Dinosaur Tracks: From Stride To Leg Length To Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the relationship between leg length, stride length, and speed in humans and bipedal dinosaurs. They collect data and graph these human characteristics then use actual data collected from dinosaur track pads and fossils...
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Dinosaur Webquests - Who Should Own the Bones?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the issue of dinosaur fossil ownership. They complete a Dinosphere WebQuest, read two differing opinions regarding the ownership of fossils, and participate in an online vote.
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Dinosaur Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students conduct research on dinosaurs and graph the information gathered using a spreadsheet program. In pairs they complete an Internet scavenger hunt, and record five facts about dinosaurs in their science journal.
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Fabulous Fossils

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate how fossils are formed. They read the book, "Digging Up Dinosaurs," examine fossil samples, create a fossil imprint using play-doh, and complete a Fossil Questionnaire activity sheet.
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The Scientific Process

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use the scientific process to explore events that have occurred in the past such as plate tectonics or how the dinosaurs became extinct. They make observations, develop a hypothesis, and use evidence to test their hypothesis to...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars complete a unit on fossils, dinosaurs, and paleontology. They explore various websites, identify and classify different dinosaurs, describe the "Dinosaur Egg Project" and the technology being used, and compare/contrast...
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Dinosaurs Are Dino-mite!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on dinosaurs. They explore various websites, create a dinosaur skeleton using pasta, construct a dinosaur diorama, write an essay, create a book about dinosaurs, and list and summarize theories about dinosaur...
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Dinosaurs are for the Birds

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students use the Internet to see photographs of fossils from dinosaurs. They read articles about dinosaurs and birds and what they had in common. They also examine a dinorama site in which they discover why some dinosaurs needed feathers.
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Digging into the Past

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover how fossils are found and how they help scientists reconstruct the past. They examine how they shed light on what kinds of animals and plants lived over the years, when they lived, and under what environmental conditions.
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Teen Angst

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students gain a broader understanding of new scientific research about the life cycle of the Tyrannosaur, and translate their knowledge into the creation of an illustrated studenT book produced and created by the entire class.
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Wonderful World of Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders obtain information about the characteristics of diet, locomotion, behavior, habitat, and anatomy of five dinosaurs by observing the Wonderful World of Dinosaurs HyperStudio presentation. They complete a student worksheet.
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Diggin' Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students work collaboratively to share their knowledge and complete the Dinosaur Book using a teacher created WebQuest. Kinders work with second graders on this project. Very nice lesson!
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The Dinosaur Body

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students recognize that body design affects balance. They investigate the basic structure of a dinosaur body to see how it achieved balance, then build any dinosaur body system they want, using small marshmallows and extra straws as needed.
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How Big is a Dinosaur?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create enlarged replica of a stegosaurus drawing, using a grid to practice coordinates.
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No Bones About It

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students act as paleontologists, examining pictures of dinosaur skeletons and applying their knowledge of the relationship between skeletal features and survival, to create 'Paleontology Reports' about their perceptions of the lives of...
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If The Dinosaurs Came Back

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students create a page for a class book by finishing the writing prompt "If the dinosaurs came back...."
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"Theory" Choices: What Happened To the Dinosaurs?: Evolution, Biology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read and discuss articles presenting two alternative "theories" about the extinction of dinosaurs. They are encouraged to use the criteria which scientists use to get the "best" solution.
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The Evolution of Dinosaurs Over Geologic Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students combine their knowledge of evolution, geologic time, and dinosaurs into a discussion of how these three topics overlap with regard to dinosaur evolution in the Cretaceous period.
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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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When Dinosaurs Ruled

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research about plants and animals during Triassic period. In this earth science lesson, students draw pictures of their chosen plants and plants for the bulletin board. They present their project in class.
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Dinosaurs - Real and Make Believe

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the differences between real and make believe dinosaurs, and identify survival techniques utilized by dinosaurs. They create dioramas illustrating dinosaurs using survival techniques.
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Academic Raceway 500

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This PowerPoint provides a raceway game in which students compete by answering animal questions correctly to advance their racecar. The main animal themes covered are adaptation, survival, endangered and extinct animals, and ways to...
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Animals And Plants In The Past

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars measure how big dinosaurs were and make models out of clay or dough. In this past animals and plants lesson plan, students write about the measuring process in their science journals.
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Dinosaur Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore the theme of dinosaurs and participate in various activities related to this topic. For this dinosaur lesson, students learn several dinosaur names and practice dinosaur handwriting. Students draw a large dinosaur on a...
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Dinosaur Fun!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the site Second Life and research different kinds of dinosaurs. In this dinosaurs lesson plan, students write a blog and a summary of what they learned about dinosaurs and include pictures from Second Life.
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Here There Be Monsters

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners research dinosaurs. In this science lesson, students use Second Life to research dinosaurs. Learners view the film "Jurassic Park" and use Second Life to research diets, age, probable downfall and family dynamic of dinosaurs.
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Dinosaur Identification

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars identify dinosaurs. In this science lesson, students explore Dinosaur Island using Second Life. Young scholars explore the island and identify at least three dinosaurs. Students research the dinosaurs height, weight, diet...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore dinosaurs. In this science lesson, students discuss the characteristics of various dinosaurs and color masks and pictures of the dinosaur groups they have chosen.
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Dinosaurs: Fact and Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read an article about dinosaurs. In this literacy lesson, students read an article discussing particular facts and misconceptions about dinosaurs. Students then answer 5 multiple choice comprehension questions. 
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Clues and Choose Beginnings

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this art worksheet, learners look at the dinosaur pictures and draw on them according to the directions. Students follow 4 sets of directions.
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Addition & Subtraction Drills

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this addition and subtraction worksheet, students complete one digit addition and subtraction problems using rocket ships, dinosaurs, and more. Students complete 4 activities.
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Out & About: Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discover details about dinosaurs in Great Britain. In this dinosaur lesson, students visit selected museums and learning centers online and in person to examine and study dinosaur exhibits.
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Extinction Theories: Dinosaurs

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Pupils examine how scientist use evidence to create theories. In this problem solving lesson, students use evidence cards to determine their own theory about the extinction of dinosaurs. They will debate their theories based on the...
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Dinosaurs

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this dinosaur worksheet, students focus on the myths associated with dinosaurs. Students complete 4 fill in the blank questions using the interactive drop down menu for each and a word search.    
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Dinosaur Matching

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this dinosaur matching worksheet, students look at 5 pictures of dinosaurs and read 5 names, then draw a line to match the picture to the name.
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Dinosaur Addition #4

For Students 1st
In this dinosaur addition #4 worksheet, 1st graders count the dinosaurs in the pictures, add them together and write the answer on the line for 3 addition problems with addends less than 10.
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Dinosaur Pictures: Large to Small

For Students Pre-K - K
In this ordering by size worksheet, learners cut out three pictures of dinosaurs and paste them in order from large to small.
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Archaeology Quiz 14

For Students 5th - 10th
In this archaeology worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, dinosaurs, and more. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Death of the Dinosaurs

For Students 7th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article regarding dinosaur extinction and respond to 5 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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Curious? It's Gotta Have Heart

For Students 4th - 5th
In this "Curios?  It's Gotta Have Heart" worksheet, students answer 4 multiple choice questions interactively with immediate feedback about a heart found in a dinosaur fossil.
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Dinosaurs, Comets, Asteroids

For Students 4th - 6th
In this dinosaurs worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about dinosaurs, comets, and asteroids. Students complete 3 questions.
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Curious? Is T-Rex King?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this "Curious? Is T-Rex King" worksheet, students answer 4 multiple choice questions interactively, then check their answers online.
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Brachiosaurus

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this dinosaur learning exercise, learners read a short text about Brachiosaurus. Students answer 3 multiple choice questions and then color a picture of Brachiosaurus.
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Dinosaur Counting Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
In this counting worksheet, students count the number of dinosaurs and circle the correct number at the bottom. Students have numbers 5, 6, 7, or 8 to choose from.
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Dinosaur Counting

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting worksheet, students count the number of dinosaurs on the sheet and choose the correct number below. Students have numbers 7, 8, 9, and 10 to choose from.
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Different Dinosaur Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this visual discrimination worksheet, students examine 3 sets of pictured dinosaurs and identify the dinosaurs in each set that are different than the others.
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Dinosaur Picture Matching

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dinosaurs worksheet, students match the picture of the dinosaur on the left with the matching picture on the right. Students complete 5 matches.
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Same Dinosaurs Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this dinosaurs worksheet, students circle the picture of the dinosaur that is the same as the one given to them in the first box. Students complete 3 problems.
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Dinosaur Counting Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting instructional activity, students count the number of dinosaurs and circle the correct number of dinosaurs below. Students choose from the numbers 12, 13, and 14.
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Dinosaurs!

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students write a report on dinosaurs. In this dinosaurs lesson plan, students research, classify characteristics, fill out KWL charts, read books about dinosaurs, and finally write a report about dinosaurs.
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Dino: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "dino," write the word independently, and color the picture of the dinosaur.
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Dinosaur: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "dinosaur," write the word independently, and color the picture of the dinosaur.
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Dinosaur: Print and Color 2

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "dinosaur," write the word independently, and color the picture of the dinosaur.
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Dinosaur: Print and Color 3

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "dinosaur," write the word independently, and color the picture of the dinosaur.
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An Introduction to Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars research to collect information about dinosaurs. In this dinosaurs instructional activity, students brainstorm what they know about dinosaurs and chart the information that are fats. Young scholars take a pretest about the...
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Dinosaur Party

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore dinosaurs.  In this dinosaurs lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation and write 2 or 3 facts about their favorite dinosaur.  Students sculpt a figure of this dinosaur using modeling clay.  Students participate in...
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Classifying Dinosaurs

For Students 4th - 8th
In this classifying dinosaurs worksheet, students follow directions to make a classification chart for each kind of dinosaur. Students follow 16 sets of directions.
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Poka Dotted Dinosaurs

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this dinosaurs learning exercise, students use crayons to color the dinosaurs in a camouflaged fashion to blend in with their habitat. Students follow 5 directions and answer 2 questions.
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Tyrannosaurus Rex

For Teachers K
Students write what they learn about dinosaurs. In this Tyrannosaurus Rex lesson, students read a book about Tyrannosaurus Rex, paying special attention to the cover page, title page, the author and the illustrator. Students answer...
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Fantastic Fossils

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study fossils and the history of dinosaurs. In this fossils lesson, students read a book about dinosaurs and then complete a cookie fossil excavation. Students study related vocabulary terms and create their own fossil using...
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Fun with Fossils

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars complete activities to study fossils. For this fossils instructional activity, students complete a KWL chart about a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Young scholars go on a nature walk to find a "fossil" and make an imprint of it for...
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What's Your Hypothesis?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders learn the difference between hypothesizing and having evidence when it comes to dinosaurs. In this hypothesizing lesson plan, 2nd graders learn how dinosaurs lived a long time ago, learn the difference between fact and...
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Morphed ---Dinosaur to Turkey: Video Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Morphed: Dinosaur to Turkey video worksheet, students watch the movie then write short answers to questions about evolution.
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Discovering Dinosaurs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils discuss that scientists have theories about what dinosaurs were like but are unsure because they are no longer living. In this dinosaur research lesson, students examine how scientists use evidence to determine the behavior and...
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Dinosaur Math

For Teachers K
Students study patterns, graphing and classifying numbers. In this classifying numbers instructional activity, students make patterns out of dinosaur pasta and label the patterns. Students then use dinosaur snacks to graph the colors in...
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The Giant Claw: movie worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this The Giant Claw movie worksheet, students answer questions after viewing the movie about the events that took place in the movie.
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Global Citizenship: Dinosaurs and All that Rubbish

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read the story Dinosaurs and all that Rubbish and answer questions their teacher asks about the book. For this dinosaurs lesson plan, students read the book answer the questions, and learn about taking care of the environment.
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Dino-Friends

For Teachers K - 1st
Students learn about dinosaurs. In this dinosaur instructional activity, students participate in an interactive read aloud of The Giant Book of Dinosaurs. They make play dough dinosaurs and write a dinosaur story about their sculpture....
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Fossils

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research fossils to learn about dinosaurs and the time frame of the age. In this fossils lesson, students study pictures of paleontologists at work. Students study fossils and discuss them. Students create fossils from clay and...
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Dinosaur Word Search

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dinosaurs worksheet, students read 7 words in a box that pertain to dinosaurs. Students find the words in a word search that is shaped like a dinosaur.
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Dinosaur Word Chop Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur words worksheet, students analyze a table with 16 words pertaining to dinosaurs that have been chopped in half. Students find the pieces that fit together and write them on the answer lines.
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Do the Research! Dinosaur Life

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this research on dinosaurs worksheet, students use Internet or other sources to find information on dinosaurs. Students answer 3 essay questions.
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Dinosaur Acrostic Poem

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this writing poetry worksheet, learners explore acrostic poems. Students write an acrostic poem by using the eight letters in the word "dinosaur" to describe a dinosaur.
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners study the lives of dinosaurs. For this dinosaur lesson, students create dinosaur dioramas that depict how and where the creatures lived. Learners also discuss extinction with their teacher.
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Reading: Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 6 paragraph selection about dinosaurs and then respond to 10 true or false questions regarding the information.
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Where Are the Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the concept of extinction by studying dinosaurs. In this living environment lesson, students view dinosaur video clips and define the word "extinction." Students visit the "Zoom Dinosaur" website to investigate various...
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Dinosaur World Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this dinosaur word search worksheet, students locate the 16 dinosaur names and related terms listed in the provided word bank within the word puzzle.
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Coloring Sheets 2

For Students K - 2nd
In this word recognition coloring worksheet, students color the pictures of a dinosaur and a clown as well as the sentences that represent each of them.
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Dinosaur Counting III

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting practice activity, students examine a picture of 6 dinosaurs. Students color 4 of the dinosaurs and circle 1 of the dinosaurs.
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Dinosaur Counting II

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting practice worksheet, students examine a picture of 4 dinosaurs. Students color 3 of the dinosaurs and circle 2 of the dinosaurs.
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Film: Jurassic Park

For Students 7th - 9th
In this dinosaur activity, students answer questions about the film Jurassic Park and relate what they view to their understanding of climate, selection and evolution.
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Dinosaurs-Literacy Activities Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils learn about dinosaurs. In this dinosaur lesson plan, students listen to "The Giant Book of Dinosaurs", create a dinosaur out of playdough, and then create their own dinosaur story.
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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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Reptiles and Birds

For Students 5th - 6th
In this dinosaur worksheet, students read about the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus and its reptilian characteristics. Students answer several questions about the Tyrannosaurus. Students then read about the dinosaur Pteranodon and compare it to...
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The History of Life Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Earth Science worksheet, students answer 21 questions regarding the appearance, and disappearance, of certain forms of life on Earth.
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this dinosaurs worksheet, students read a nonfiction book about dinosaurs and then answer 6 comprehension questions and present an oral presentation.
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Dinosaurs and Their Food

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dinosaur food source learning exercise, students trace from left to right on the dotted lines to connect the dinosaur with its food. Students then color the food.
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Identify Carnivores, Herbivores, and Omnivores

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dinosaur identification worksheet, students study the three pictures of the dinosaurs. Students then print the correct dinosaur type in the blank lines.
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Dinosaur Uppercase Letters Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
In this alphabet dot to dot instructional activity, students practice identifying the uppercase letters by connecting the dots that outline the shape of a dinosaur.
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Tyrannosaurus Cut Out

For Students K - 1st
In this dinosaur cut and color worksheet, students cut out the three sections of the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus Rex. Students then paste the sections together and color them.
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All About Tyrannosaurus

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this Tyrannosaurus Rex worksheet, students answer 7 fill in the blank questions where they provide facts about Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaurs.
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Dinosaur Shadow Match

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this dinosaur activity, students draw a line from each of the 5 dinosaur pictures on the left to the matching shadow on the right. The answers are on the second page.
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Worksheet 3. Vocabulary review

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary review worksheet, students complete 10 sentences using the information in a passage pertaining to dinosaurs.
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Dinosaurs- Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dinosaurs reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a text about dinosaurs. Students answer 10 true/false questions.
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Dinosaur Same or Different

For Students Pre-K
This worksheet, which is designed for preschool, has students identify the dinosaur in a row that is different. The differences are subtle, so students are required to look at each picture carefully. It is a fun way to practice the...
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Number 6

For Students Pre-K - K
In this counting to 6 learning exercise, students examine sets of dinosaur pictures. Students count and circle the set that has six dinosaurs.
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Triceratops Facts

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Triceratops learning exercise, students answer 6 multiple choice questions about the dinosaur Triceratops. Then students write a complete sentence where they describe what a Triceratops would do if it were attacked by a...
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Dinosaur Name Parts and Their Meanings

For Students 4th - 6th
In this dinosaur vocabulary worksheet, students analyze the meanings of 52 different dinosaur names by learning the meanings of prefix and suffixes.
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Dinosaur Sentences

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this dinosaur themed worksheet, students examine 10 statements about dinosaurs and then indicate whether each statement is a complete sentence by coloring a picture of a dinosaur next to the statements which are complete sentences.
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What Are Fossils?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this fossils worksheet, students will review the 4 steps necessary to create a fossil. Students will fill in the blank of 4 statements in this graphic organizer.
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What Do Fossils Reveal?

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this fossils worksheet, students will write down 4 facts that they know about fossils and then come up with 1 conclusion about fossils based on their facts. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Dinosaur Acrostic Poem

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this language arts activity, students use the letters in the word DINOSAUR to begin each line of an acrostic poem about dinosaurs.
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Say It Find It

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, young scholars find the names of 20 common dinosaurs in a word search puzzle. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each dinosaur as well as its pronunciation.
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Shadow Know-How: Can You Identify These Dinosaurs?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students identify 11 kinds of dinosaurs by their shadow or silhouette. Students write the name of each dinosaur in the box. Answers are provided upside down at the bottom of the page.
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Dinosaur Name Scramble

For Students 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders focus on the names of various dinosaurs. Students unscramble the names of ten dinosaur names and write them in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Super Scientist Quiz

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this science worksheet, students match each of the descriptions on the right to the correct scientist listed on the right. There are thirty scientists to identify and match on the sheet.
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Ancient Creatures Word Scramble

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the names of various ancient creatures. Students will unscramble the names of ten animals or dinosaur names and write the names in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Quiz

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will respond to questions pertaining to dinosaurs. Students will answer ten questions consisting of true/false, and multiple choice.
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Quiz: Dinosaurs

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will respond to questions pertaining to dinosaurs. Students will answer ten questions consisting of true/false, and multiple choice.
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Say It Then Find It

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students find the names of 10 dinosaurs in a word search puzzle. Each name has the pronunciation form provided. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each dinosaur.
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Dinosaur Reading Comprehension #2

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this science and reading worksheet, students read 4 short paragraphs, each describing a particular dinosaur. Students answer 3 questions after each paragraph, then look up and define 3 words.
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Dino Numbers

For Students K - 1st
In this math worksheet, students examine drawings of 9 different dinosaurs, each with a word name for a number. Students write the correct numeral on each dinosaur.
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Dinosaur Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What is more interesting than a dinosaur; three dinosaurs! Second graders hone their reading comprehension skills by learning about the T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus, and diplodocus. They read three short paragraphs and answer three...
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Dino-Dominoes

For Students Pre-K - K
For this number worksheet, students create dino dominoes. Students cut and paste number boxes to match the number of dinosaurs on each domino.
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Dino-facts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students investigate and compare 14 species of dinosaur by first reading about what their names mean. Students read 25 facts about these dinosaurs and complete a word search puzzle.
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Dinosaurs

For Students K - 1st
In this reading instructional activity, students study and learn the sight words "does" and "may." Students make a 6 page book about dinosaurs. Students color the pictures and read the sentences which contain the sight words. Example:...