Estimating the Live Mass of Dinosaurs

Students estimate the live mass of dinosaurs. Using dinosaur and modern animal models, students use simple displacement methods to calculate the volume of the models. They calculate the masses of each model. Students compare the masses and estimate the actual mass of the extinct beasts.

9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
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Life Science
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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