What did dinosaurs look like? How do scientists learn about these ancient animals? Where are fossils found? Unearth the science of paleontology, dinosaurs and fossils with this Exploration Guide for students in grades 3-5!
Dinosaurs | Exploration Room
View all the resources in the list below by clicking on the different images in this interactive slide!View Dinosaurs | Exploration Room
How Dinosaurs Took Over The World
Dinosaurs were the true kings of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. For millions of years, velociraptor, T. rex, and your other favorites reigned supreme. But they weren't always on top. Here’s how dinosaurs conquered the world.View How Dinosaurs Took Over The World
Where Are All of Washington's Dinosaurs? | Crosscut
In 2015, scientists found the first — and only — dinosaur fossil in Washington state. It was the partial thigh bone of a theropod — a group that includes raptors, T. rex and modern birds. Dinosaur fossils have been found in every state in the west, and Washington has plenty of mammoth, mastodon and giant sloth bones. Why is evidence of dinosaurs so rare here? Find out!View Where Are All of Washington's Dinosaurs? | Crosscut
Dinosaurs | American Museum of Natural History
Explore the science of paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History. Meet scientists, learn about dinosaur eggs and read about fossils and where to find them.View Dinosaurs | American Museum of Natural History
Dinosaurs | Britannica Library for Children
Explore different types of dinosaurs! From studying these remains, scientists think that dinosaurs were the ancient relatives of today’s crocodiles, snakes, lizards and birds.View Dinosaurs | Britannica Library for Children
What Did a Baby T. rex Look Like? | The American Museum of Natural History
Did you know that when Tyrannosaurus rex was a hatchling it was most likely covered in fluffy feathers? Go behind the scenes of T. rex: The Ultimate Predator, an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, with paleontologist Mark Norell and the exhibit model makers to find out how they create the stunningly detailed, life-sized models of the iconic dinosaur as a baby, juvenile and menacing adult. Warning: you may never think of T. rex the same way again.View What Did a Baby T. rex Look Like? | The American Museum of Natural History
What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?
What was the Age of Dinosaurs? What happened to them? Why are they so big and scary?
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Is the Dinosaur-Apocalypse Story Wrong? | The Atlantic
What happened to the dinosaurs? Some say an asteroid wiped out life on Earth in a matter of days; other theories point to a different explanation. Which do you think is more likely?View Is the Dinosaur-Apocalypse Story Wrong? | The Atlantic
Mary Anning: History's Pioneer of Palaeontology | The Natural History Museum via Google Arts & Culture
Can you say ‘she sells seashells by the seashore’? Meet the scientist who inspired the famous tongue-twister: Mary Anning! She collected and sold fossils on the coast of England and was the first person to uncover a full Ichthyosaurus skeleton. Learn about her story here.View Mary Anning: History's Pioneer of Palaeontology | The Natural History Museum via Google Arts & Culture
Webinar: Natural History at Home – Draw a Dinosaur | Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
You just learned about a whole genre of art called paleoart, and now you can try it yourself! In this video, follow along with paleoartists Bob Walters and Tess Kissinger as they teach you to make your own dinosaur drawings!View Webinar: Natural History at Home – Draw a Dinosaur | Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History