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Lesson 1: Long Ago
Lesson 2: Extinction
Lesson 3: Fossils
Lesson 4: Types of Dinosaurs
Lesson 5: Meat and Plant Eaters
Lesson 6: The Dinosaur's Life Cycle
Lesson 7: Nature and Change
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Dinosaur Resources on the Internet

* Dinosaurs helps students answer questions about dinosaurs: What makes a dinosaur "a dinosaur"? Where did they live? What caused their mass extinction? Students can participate in a virtual dinosaur discovery, follow milestones in dinosaur evolution, & see behind-the-scenes slideshows of the lab environment where vertebrate specimens are prepared for exhibits & research.
* Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries updates what we know about dinosaurs from recent studies of their tracks, how they moved, & their unusual body parts (e.g. spikes, armor). "Extinction" examines the mass extinction 65 million years ago -- the possible causes, how many of the plants & animals alive at that time died out, & which dinosaurs survived. Interviews with paleontologists are included.
* Dinosaur Central has several free features including a searchable dinosaur database, dinosaur movie guide, downloadable dinosaur images, dinosaur drawing guide, new dinosaur species list, dinosaur video portal, special creature spotlight, dinosaur news, a weekly history section, and dinosaur product reviews
* Dinosaur Fossils Exhibit
* Dinosaurs: Fact and Fiction
* Dino Russ's Lair: Dinosaur and Vertebrate Paleontology Information
* Field Museum Online
* Fossil Preparation (cleaning) Lab
* Hadrosaurus Folukii: The World's First Dinosaur Skeleton
* Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Virtual Exhibits
* The Russian Paleontological Institute
* The U.C. Berkeley Museum of Paleontology Dinosaur Hall
* Zoom Dinosaurs: An on-line hypertext book on dinosaurs and extinction
* All About Dinosaur Teeth
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