Dinosaurs Are Dino-mite!
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 extinction.
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How Do Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossils?
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...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Scientists Study Dinosaur "Mummy"
Students share ideas about how scientists know about dinosaurs, then read a news article about the recently found remains of a hadrosaur. For this dinosaur lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a class discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History