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Want to know how tall a Brachiosaurus is
how many teeth an Tyrannosaurus Rex has?
You've come to the right place!
We will be using encyclopedias, fact sheets, the Internet, and more to find information about different dinosaurs. But, we won't just be finding easy information. We will be looking for the answers to questions that make us think!
You will be working with a partner to become an expert on your dinosaur. You will be answering at least 10 questions about your dinosaur. Use the tabs above to find information about your dinosaur. Then, you will be creating a Wanted Poster and paragraph on a google doc about your dinosaur. All of the documents you need are below.
To log into your google account, follow these steps:
1. Go to cpsed.net
2. Click on CPS Google Mail (top right)
3. Type in your e-mail address (example: email@example.com)
4. Type in your password
5. Go to the waffle (top right)
6. Click Docs
7. Start a Blank Document
8. Title it "Dinosaur"
When typing a paragraph about your dinosaur, you should start like this:
My dinosaur is wanted for __________________________.
Important Things To Remember:
- 1 space between words
- 2 spaces after a period, exclamation point, etc.
- You can change the color, font, and size after you type your paragraph
- JUST KEEP TYPING
Here is a sample of a paragraph about the pachycephalosaurus
The World of Dinosaurs by
Packed with vivid, scientifically accurate color illustrations and a wealth of exciting information, this book describes many of the known creatures that roamed the world millions of years ago.
Here's the ultimate guide for the young dinosaur enthusiast who craves the latest information from the lost world of prehistoric animals.
Gives young readers a comprehensive first look at topics that will fascinate them and capture their imagination. With innovative computer graphics, boldly colored illustrations, and stimulating text, they are valuable and ideal learning books.
Killer Dinosaurs by
Roaming the earth looking for prey, Killer Dinosaurs used sharp claws, deadly teeth, and surprising speed to catch their meals.
These magnificent creatures are revealed through photographs of fossils, specially commissioned artwork, and models, with text based on state-of-the-art research.
The News about Dinosaurs by
Recent thinking about the extinction of these giant beasts.
Full-color photos. "From cover to cover, this openly invites the reader to discover the delights of dinosaurs. The visual appeal is impressive. The text is informative. Fossilization, skeleton reconstruction, and a superb time scale round out a stunning and compelling book. Complete, authoritative, exact, and imaginative, it is sure to survive when other dinosaur books become extinct."--(starred) Science Books & Films.
While we are working on this project, think about the following essential questions:
- Where can you find information about dinosaurs?
- Why is it important to use different sources when doing research?
Click on the link below to view the Common Core, AASL, and ISTE standards for this unit.