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Weighing a Dinosaur
Students role play as paleontologists who make inferences about the weight of dinosaurs. They use models and the density of water to make these inferences.
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The Gopher Tortoise
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Day the Mesozoic Died
A dynamic, three-part feature explores what caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. Computer animations, interviews, and on-site footage from around the world divulge evidence that it was the K-T...
34 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed
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. In this dinosaur lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a class discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Mass/Weight/Data/Graphing-What Is The Mass of a Dinosaur?
Students determine the mass of various "dinosaur eggs" and graph their data. In this mass, weight, data and graphing lesson plan, students measure the mass of different weighted "dinosaur eggs". They record their data and transfer it to...
7th - 10th Science