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Other

Description:

This lesson plan is about the process by which paleontologists locate, excavate, and study dinosaurs. Students will write journal entries pretending they are on a dinosaur dig. They will also make fact sheets about this recently discovered Jobaria dinosaur; place Jobaria into a timeline to indicate the periods in which it lived; visit a website to learn about the steps involved in finding and excavating dinosaur fossils, then list these steps and explain their importance; describe what the bones in an interactive Jobaria skeleton indicate about this dinosaur; and view pictures of a trip teenagers took to look for dinosaur fossils.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,Paleontology,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Life Science,Elementary School,Space sciences,Natural history,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003225502969T,Physics,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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