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A Dinosaur's Neighborhood
This website is part of National Geographic's Xpeditions Hall, and offers videos, links to related sites, and other interactive features to help students understand the importance of environment as it relates to organisms and where they choose to live. This activity uses the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex as an example and prompts students to find out what kind of environment would best suit this creature's needs. These lesson plans were written by educators and have been tested in the classroom.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
    • Video
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
Video requires Real Player viewing software.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-012
Educational standards:
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Geographic Society