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Scholastic: Dinosaurs
This website contains details and activities about dinosaurs. It covers the geologic time periods during which dinosaurs existed, a web-quest for dinosaur information, quizzes and games about various dinosaur topics, and research starters for projects and activities. For teachers, there are lesson plan suggestions, assessment ideas, and details for using this site in the classroom as a project. Links are provided for additional information.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-825
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
        • Characteristics / changes in populations
        • Sci. / tech. in local challenges
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Diversity and adaptations of organisms
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Scholastic: Teachers'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.