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Students often find dinosaurs interesting. However, it is doubtful that they have actually thought about the process by which scientists (and film animators) develop working models of dinosaurs. Reproducible worksheets provide guidelines for student observations of animal motion during a field trip to a zoo. The Summary Questions ask students to use their observations to consider body structure and hypothesize possible dinosaur motion.