Type:

Other

Description:

At this site the question of the extinction of the dinosaurs takes the form of an interactive matrix. With the hypotheses in the left margin and the types of evidence along the bottom, the resulting squares are indicated in cases where the evidence supports the hypothesis. Students can click on hypotheses to view an animated description, click on an evidence element to get a definition, or click on a marked square in the grid to see how a particular piece of evidence supports a particular hypothesis. Hypotheses include asteroid impact, volcanism, mammal competition and continental drift while the listed evidence elements are rare metal, melted rock, fractured crystals, fossil record, lava flows, sea level, and impact crater.

Subjects:

    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Grade 3,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 8,Grade 9,Space Science,Life science,Grade 7,Upper Elementary,Paleontology,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Life Science,Geologic time,Informal Education,Evolution,Biodiversity,Middle School,Earth and space science,Elementary School,Natural hazards,Geology,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184938906T,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

    Access Privileges:

    Public - Available to anyone

    License Deed:

    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

    Collections:

    None
    This resource has not yet been aligned.
    Curriki Rating
    'NR' - This resource has not been rated
    NR
    'NR' - This resource has not been rated

    This resource has not yet been reviewed.

    Not Rated Yet.

    Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467