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The Ferocious Predatory Dinosaurs of Cretaceous Sahara

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What's not to love about dinosaurs? Lucky for us humans, we can love to learn about them from 100 million years away, especially a group of extra large predatory dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period. Watch a descriptive video that explains how these river giants from the Kem Kem region near the Sahara roamed the lands and waters together, and how all dinosaurs had to watch their backs.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the lesson; have viewers watch the video and take the quiz out of class before coming back to school for research and whole-class discussions
  • Show during a Pangaea geography lesson to explain how different regions of land had different species of dinosaurs and other animals
  • Have class members take on the role of paleontologists and conduct research on different predatory dinosaurs of various regions
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes viewers have knowledge of meters in relation to the unit of measurement they are most familiar with
  • Suited for a variety of levels of learners
  • Graphics make the video engaging for all ages and grade levels
  • Provides a quiz that learners can take after watching, links for researching, and discussion questions that can be used in small groups or with the whole class
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