Instructional Video

Fossil Record Mystery

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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. Tip: Have your students use what they know to come up with a theory of their own, explaining how dinosaurs grew to be the biggest animals on the planet.

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5th - 8th
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Flipped Classroom
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