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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Arlington Springs Man

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
West of the West's Arlington Springs Man series documents the history of the archeological digs on Santa Rosa Island and the discovery of human and mammoth bones that challenge the once-popular theories of human migration to the...
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What a Dinosaur Looks like under a Microscope

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists determine the age of a dinosaur when it died? Viewers earn how scientists make slides of dinosaur fossils and how they use these images to determine age at death. Part of a larger Eons series from PBS, these beautiful...
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The Weird, Watery Tale of Spinosaurus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
While scientists have know about dinosaurs that flew in the air, lived on land, and swam in the water, a episode from the PBS Eons series reveals recent discoveries of a dinosaur that was semi-aquatic—the first known semi-aquatic...
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The Strange Case of the Buzzsaw Jaws

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shark teeth in Idaho, China, and Russia confused scientists for hundreds of years. A spiral of sharp teeth presented the first clue, but where would they even go on a shark? Learn more about the strange case in a video that is part of a...
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Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine a world where the only animals roaming the earth are domesticated. One day, we might not have to imagine the scenario of no wild animals—and that day approaches faster than predicted. A video explains the evolution from...
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You Ol’ Fossil

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little bit wacke. The fifth chapter of seven includes ten activities at four different levels. The hands-on activities cover fossils including how they are formed, vertebrates, invertebrates,...
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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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How to Fossilize Yourself

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
Here is an unusual question: How can I become a famous fossil for future generations to examine and adore? It is from this comical perspective that viewers learn how fossilization occurs. Show this for your middle school paleontologists...
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Guess Who Came to Dinner!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An exceptionally creative approach is taken to assessing your biologists' grasp of natural selection concepts. They are to imagine hosting Charles Darwin for dinner and having, to their surpise, a few other noted scientists crash the...
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Dig This: A Relief Sculpture of Dinosaur Bones

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This is a truly amazing project. Perfect to use during your next dinosaur unit. Second and fifth graders work together to draw and make a relief sculpture of a nine foot-long stegosaurus. They discuss what paleontologists do and then...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Dinosaurs

For Parents 1st Standards
Two books—Dinosaurs by Gail Gibbons and Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hof—begin a learning experience in which scholars complete three activities; creative, imaginative, and real-world. First, pupils create a puzzle featuring their...
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Living Large

For Students 6th - 12th
Get to know all about sauropods from a paleontologist, Jonah. Following an introductory video, scholars choose from five fossils to learn more about. Each fossil begins with a video, provides information from several different...
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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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The Pre-History Proudly Presents: Face-To-Fossil

For Students 6th - 12th
An engaging interview allows scholars to get to know Proto Andy, a protoceratops fossil. Following along with the transcript, learners delve into six questions, including how he became a fossil, what he was like when he was alive, and...
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Paleontology Books

For Students 6th - 12th
A list of 11 books about paleontology offers titles, authors, and a brief description of the tale.
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Being a Paleontologist: Mark Norell

For Students 6th - 12th
Get to know paleontologist Mark Norell with a 19 question interview. Written questions, answers, and photographs with descriptions sit among bright and cheery graphics
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Fossils

For Students 6th - 12th
Sixteen slides showcase an average day on the job for a paleontologist, Ross MacPhee. Engaging images include world maps and real-world photographs from an archeological dig in Antarctica. A brief description accompanies each slide.
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Drawing Dinos

For Students 6th - 12th
Five steps walk budding artists through the process of drawing a dinosaur. A drawing guide showcases four dinosaurs—stegosaurus, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops, and allosaurus. 
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Talk to a Titanosaur

For Students 6th - 12th
Learn all about the Titanosaur with an engaging website that delves deep into the large reptile's physical traits, family history, discovery, and fossil reconstruction.
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Ask a Scientist About Dinosaurs

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't want to know more about the mysterious dinosaurs? Learners read about dinosaurs and the process scientists use to continue learning more about the animals in an interview-type format. A paleontologist responds to submitted...
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Ask a Scientist About T. Rex

For Students 6th - 12th
With its small arms and giant body, many children are fascinated by the T-Rex. Use the online resource to learn about the characteristics of the T-Rex and how scientists study the extinct species. A paleontologist answers a series of...
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Fighting Dinos

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A famous fossil of fighting dinosaurs holds as many questions as answers. Scholars first analyze the fossil itself by virtually highlighting the specific bones of the dinosaurs and read about their function and importance. They then test...
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Race to the South Pole

For Students 6th - 12th
Antarctica was the last continent humans explored. Explore how two teams raced to be the first using an interactive online lesson. Users learn about the climate challenges and how the teams sought to overcome them. The resource is...
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Beyond T. Rex

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some dinosaurs get all the attention. Pupils use an interactive resource to study some of the lesser-known dinosaur species. Organizing the information in a cladogram allows learners to make connections among the species.