Dinosaurs

Dinosphere: Now You’re In Their World!  http://www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/dinosphere/index.htm (virtual tour, dino profiles (great for research))

Scholastic http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/dinosaurs/ (interactive activities: all about dinosaurs, show what you know, and dinosaurs under construction)

Smithsonian Dinosaurs: Virutal Dig http://paleobiology.si.edu/dinosaurs/interactives/dig/main.html (interactive virtual dig that has you find a virtual fossil, how to excavate it, learn about the anatomy of the specimen and how it may have looked with skin and muscles)

Discovery Channel: Dinosaur Planet http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/dinosaurplanet/dinosaurplanet.html (interactive dinosaur tour, dinosaur database, video gallery)

Earth Science Explorer http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/explorer.html (learn about the time of the dinosaurs, including dinosaur facts and extinction theories- probably best used as a group lesson or for upper elementary research)

Enchanted Learning: Zoom Dinosaurs http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/ (read/print from many topics: all about dinosaurs, anatomy and behavior, extinction, fossils, etc.- good for research)

Book Unit: Dinosaurs Before Dark (by Mary Pope Osborne) http://www.mce.k12tn.net/reading4/dinosaurs_before_dark.htm (includes vocabulary, questions, and activities for each chapter)

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