Cretaceous Period Teacher Resources
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The Day the Mesozoic DiedLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While this is not the traditional, step-by-step lesson plan, it is chock-full of material that you can easily incorporate into your earth history unit. Its main purpose is to serve as a guide to using a three-part film, The Day the...
The Ferocious Predatory Dinosaurs of Cretaceous SaharaLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's not to love about dinosaurs? Lucky for us humans, we can love to learn about them from 100 million years away, especially a group of extra large predatory dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period. Watch a descriptive video that...
The Gopher TortoiseLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
The Evolution of HumansLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We've come a long way! Biology scholars travel back to the big bang, then follow the path of the simple organisms that led to modern Homo sapiens through an engaging Fuse School Evolution video. Content includes key events in our...
How Did Dinosaurs Get So Huge?Lesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In museums, dinosaurs tower over all other animals. A larger-than-life installment of the "Eons" video series explains some of the theories about the size of dinosaurs. It presents the evidence for each theory and discusses the unknowns...
When Did the First Flower Bloom?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Were the first flowers made in China? The first evidence of a flower, discovered in current-day China, changes the story of life on Earth. A short video details the evolution of flowers. It highlights the co-evolution of animals and...
Salt of the Earth: A Caddo Industry in ArkansasLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the history of the Caddo Salt Industry found in Arkansas. Along with learning about how salt deposits formed in Arkansas, learners study the process of salt production and how valuable salt is as a natural...
The Magic School Bus in the Time of the DinosaursLesson Planet
K - 4th
Students draw names of dinosaurs out of a hat and write a report about the one they picked. Students write a riddle about their favorite prehistoric animal, post it on a bulletin board, and have other guess which animal it is about....