How Big is a Dinosaur?
Fourth graders create enlarged replica of a stegosaurus drawing, using a grid to practice coordinates.
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The Dino Files: Dinosaurs at a Glance
Learn the basics to getting started with the Dino Series articles by Encyclopedia Britannica and adapted by Newslea. Read about the notable characteristics of dinosaurs, including what they ate, how they walked, and where they lived...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossils?
Young scholars 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...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Arctic Animals: How Do They Measure Up?
Young scientists grab their measuring tapes, rulers, and yard sticks as they see how big Arctic animals really are. To conceptualize the trait of height or length, each small group will measure out the entire length of an arctic animal....
K - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Fossilize Yourself
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...
5 mins 4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Convert Metric Units of Weight
How big is a gram versus a kilogram? How do you know? Learners tackle this question in the fourth of five videos focused on knowing the relative sizes of measurement units. A review of the term conversion and using a conversion chart is...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed