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Classroom Dinosaur Dig

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young paleontologists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this hands-on unit on dinosaurs. Over the course of these seven lessons young scientists learn about these giant reptiles while excavating and assembling a T-rex...
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Dinosaur Dig

For Teachers K - 5th
Explore prehistoric life by reading about dinosaurs! Read Dinosaur Dig as a whole group, and focus on difficult or new vocabulary words. Discuss your reading with the list of comprehension questions provided. There is also a writing...
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Where Are the Dinosaurs?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students recognize that they haven't seen a dinosaur because they no longer exist. In this dinosaur lesson, students view videos and understand what the dinosaur habitat was like. Students role play dinosaurs. Students explore dinosaur...
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Digging Up Dino Data

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the Internet to research a specific dinosaur. They work in pairs and individually to browse dinosaur websites, take notes on pertinent information, write, edit and illustrate reports. They post their work.
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Dig This: A Relief Sculpture of Dinosaur Bones

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This is a truly amazing project. Perfect to use during your next dinosaur unit. Second and fifth graders work together to draw and make a relief sculpture of a nine foot-long stegosaurus. They discuss what paleontologists do and then...
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I Dig Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the process of fossil removal and the naming of dinosaurs. They participate in a "fossil dig" involving cookies, create new dinosaur names, and create a picture of a dinosaur they name.
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research dinosaurs using text, software, and Internet resources while role playing as paleontologists. They place the information from their research in databases and publish an illustrated page about their findings.
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The Magic School Bus in the Time of the Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 4th
Students draw names of dinosaurs out of a hat and write a report about the one they picked. Students write a riddle about their favorite prehistoric animal, post it on a bulletin board, and have other guess which animal it is about....
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Digging Up a Dinosaur Graveyard

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Travel with a team of paleontologists as they dig into the Gobi Desert to uncover new species of dinosaurs. They find several dinosaur graves containing a new find, Guanlong, or crested dragon, a never before seen species trapped in a...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Dinosaur Bones (Barner)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Dig into some prehistoric vocabulary in Bob Barner's informative book Dinosaur Bones. This works best if you introduce the primitive words before reading the story. These are the focus terms in the text: ancient, climate, extinct,...
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Digging For Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaur themed worksheet, students work together as a team of paleontologists to draw the dinosaur bones they discovered at a dig site. They must label their drawing on a grid map and then provide data about the length and...
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Dinosaur Dig

For Teachers K
Students act as paleontologists and carefully dig up dinosaurs that have been buried in a sand box or sand table.
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 4th - 6th
For this report writing worksheet, students prepare to write a dinosaur report by selecting and reading a nonfiction book. Students choose one dinosaur and write a report following the specific guidelines on this page.
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Bringing Dinosaurs Back to Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explain how the earth makes fossils and how dinosaur remains become fossils. In this Bringing Dinosaurs Back to Life lesson, students solve paleo-puzzles which ask students to solve problems as if they were paleontologists....
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CyberHunt: Digging for Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover dinosaur facts using internet research. For this 2nd - 3rd grade lesson plan, students identify various dinosaur facts. Students use internet research to answer questions regarding dinosaurs.
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For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students participate in a simulated archeological dig to gain an understanding of the earth's development as well as the organisms on it. In this dinosaur lesson plan, students work in small groups removing five pieces from the 'dig' one...
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Dinosaur Quiz

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dinosaur quiz worksheet, students answer four multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of dinosaurs. This quiz is interactive.
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Dinosaur Webquests - Who Should Own the Bones?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the issue of dinosaur fossil ownership. They complete a Dinosphere WebQuest, read two differing opinions regarding the ownership of fossils, and participate in an online vote.
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When Dinosaurs Ruled The World

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover how a paleontologist digs up fossils and what tools they use.  In this paleontology lesson, students discuss the importance of the job of a paleontologist, watch a video on the process of extracting fossils, and pretend...
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Paleontologist: Can You Dig It?

For Teachers K
Students investigate what a paleontologist does. They participate in a dinosaur dig, write a story, and explore the Dinosaur Dig website to view and discuss photos of a real dinosaur dig.
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Digging Dinosaurs

For Students K - 12th Standards
Build a function to solve problems rooted in archeology. A comprehensive set of five lessons presents problems requiring individuals to use functions. The initial lesson asks learners to find the possible number of dinosaurs from a...
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Where Have All the Dinosaurs Gone?

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to and discuss Patrick's Dinosaurs by Carol Carrick. They have a pretend dinosaur dig using dog biscuits and chicken bones. Students discuss how fossils are formed and make reproductions of them. After discussing the...
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Dinosaur Traces

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars identify and interpret the type of evidence found at a typical dinosaur dig and mimic a paleontologist by taking crayon rubbings of simulated bone impressions. After the rubbings are taken, the students reconstruct the...
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this dinosaurs instructional activity, students read a nonfiction book about dinosaurs and then answer 6 comprehension questions and present an oral presentation.

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