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1 WELCOME TO THE DINOSAUR EGG WEBQUEST Created by MarySue Brost Modified by Jamie Fleming IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

2 INTRODUCTION There are dinosaur eggs hatching in the library!!!!! The library at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School has just been given a box of dinosaur eggs. It came from Ms. Dinah Saur and Mr. Herb I. Vore, two paleontologists with a note that says the eggs will hatch in a few days. This paleontologist wants you to find out as much information about these dinosaurs as you can. Will you be able to get the information before the dinosaur eggs hatch so that you will know how to take care of them? IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

3 TASK Your egg is hatching! With a partner you will find out about your dinosaur. No one has ever seen a living dinosaur so you and your partner will need to prepare a report about the information you discover on your dinosaur. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

4 PROCESS Your teacher will assign you a partner Pick an egg from the box to find out what dinosaur you have. Print out the Dinosaur Information Worksheet. Click here to get the WorksheetWorksheet IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

5 PROCESS (continued) Find your dinosaur under resources below. Click on your dinosaur and you will find a fact sheet. On the fact sheet under your dinosaur’s name click on “Go to printable version.” Print fact sheets on your dinosaur. Find your dinosaur in the second list. Click on your dinosaur. Print the fact sheet. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

6 PROCESS (continued) Answer questions on the worksheet about your dinosaur using your fact sheets and from the books in your classroom. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

7 PROCESS (continued) Draw and color a picture of your dinosaur and the land it lived in when it roamed the earth. Tell class about your dinosaur. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

8 RESOURCES Below you will find your dinosaur. Click on your dinosaur. Find where it says “Go to printable version” and click on it. Then print your dinosaur’s fact sheet. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes AllosaurusAnkylosaurusAllosaurusAnkylosaurus ApatosaurusApatosaurus CompsognathusDimetrodonCompsognathusDimetrodon EdmontosaurusEdmontosaurus IguanodonParasaurolophusIguanodonParasaurolophus PteranodonPteranodon StegosaurusStygimolochStegosaurusStygimoloch TriceratopsTriceratops T. RexT. Rex VelociraptorVelociraptor

9 RESOURCES Now that you have one fact sheet on your dinosaur find another fact sheet below. Just click on your dinosaur and print your fact sheet. AllosaurusAnkylosaurusApatosaurus CompsoqnathusDimetrodonEdmontosaurus IquanodonParasaurolophusPteranodon StegosaurusStygimolochTriceratops T. RexVelociraptor IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

10 Time Period To see a picture of the time period your dinosaur lived, click on the time period below. Cretaceous Period Cretaceous Period – Dinosaurs first appear on earth. Climate is hot and dry. Jurassic Period Jurassic Period – There are now many dinosaurs, and the first birds appear. The climate is warm and moist. Triassic Period Triassic Period – The first flowering plants appear, there are more dinosaurs. The climate is warm and volcanoes are erupting. At the end of this period there is a huge extinction. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

11 ASSESSMENT Not Very Good OKGoodVery Good Did I work cooperatively with my partner? I argued with my partner, and fooled around. I worked with my partner, but fooled around some of the time. I worked with my partner and stayed on task. I worked with my partner, stayed on task and helped other groups. Did I follow directions? I didn ’ t listen and didn ’ t know what to do. I listened but didn ’ t always know what to do. I listened and followed directions, most of the time. I listened and followed directions, during the whole Webquest. Did I answer all the questions asked on the worksheet? I only answered a few questions. I answered most of the questions. I answered all of the questions I answered all of the questions and found more information than was asked for. How did I do on my assignment?

12 ASSESSMENT My Picture I didn ’ t even try to draw my dinosaur. I drew my dinosaur, but it was sloppy. I was careful when I drew my dinosaur, and drew what was asked. I was very careful when I drew my dinosaur picture, and added a lot of detail. My Presentation I acted silly and didn ’ t make my presentatio n My presentation was incomplete. I didn ’ t tell all I found out about my dinosaur. My presentation was complete. I presented all the information required about my dinosaur My presentation included all the information about my dinosaur that was required. I also found additional information and shared it with the class IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

13 CONCLUSION Congratulations your dinosaur egg has hatched and you have given all the details that will be needed to care for your dinosaur to the paleontologists. You have also learned about other dinosaurs by listening to your classmates reports. I hope you have enjoyed your adventure into the world of dinosaurs. IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

14 TEACHER NOTES This Webquest was designed to supplement the second grade science curriculum. Before beginning the Webquest please read to the class My Visit to the Dinosaurs by Aliki. Have other age appropriate books on dinosaurs available in the classroom. There should also be a discussion of unfamiliar vocabulary before you begin the Webquest. Words to include are: The sites used for The Dinosaur Egg Webquest were: IntroductionTaskProcessResourcesAssessmentConclusionTeacher Notes

15 Allosaurus (Al-oh-saw-russ) Meaning: different reptile Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Length: 12 meters (39 feet) Teeth: dagger-like teeth with serrated edges Height: 4.5 meters (15 feet) Food: Stegosaurus, Diplodocus Weight: 2,000 kilograms How it walked: walked on two legs (4,400 pounds) Period: Jurassic Other facts: Its very large teeth curved backwards to prevent prey from escaping. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

16 Ankylosaurus (ang-KILE-uh-SAWR-us) Meaning: fused lizard Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 10 meters (33 feet) Teeth: blunt snout and beak, grinding cheek teeth Height: 3.4 meters (11 feet) Weight: 4536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) Food: low-lying plants How it walked: walked on four legs Period: Cretaceous Other facts: heavily armored with a club tail that would swing sideways to attack predators. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

17 Compsognathus (comp-so-g-NATH-us) Meaning: pretty jaw Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Length: 1 meter (3 feet) Teeth: small, sharp teeth Height: 0.7 meters (2.3 feet) Food: small animals Weight: 3.6 kilograms How it walked: walked on two legs (7 pounds) Period: Jurassic Other facts: Had two clawed fingers on its hand. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

18 Dimetrodon (die-MET-ruh-don) Meaning: two shapes of teeth Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Length: 3 meters (10 feet) Teeth: large canines and shearing teeth Weight: 200 kilograms Food: other pelycosaurs (440 pounds) How it walked: walked on four legs Period: Permian Other facts: “sail” believed to have acted as a solar heater then later in the day as a cooler. Dimetrodon was not a dinosaur, but a Pelycosaur. It had many mammal-like characteristics and is among the relatives of warm- blooded mammals. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

19 Edmontosaurus (ed-MON-toe-SAWR-us) Meaning: Edmonton lizard Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 13 meters (42 feet) Teeth: horny, toothless beak, cheeks containing Height: 6.1 meters (20 feet) hundreds of rows of teeth Weight: 2,955 kilograms Food: pine needles, twigs, seeds, and fruits (6,500 pounds) How it walked: walked on four legs Period: Late Cretaceous Other facts: had up to 60 rows of teeth 1,000+ teeth total ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

20 Iguanodon (ig-WAN-oh-don) Meaning: iguana tooth Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 9 meters (30 feet) Teeth: small cheek teeth, a toothless beak Height: 5 meters (16 feet) Food: plants, ferns Weight: 4,500 kilograms How it walked : walked on four legs, could also (10,000 pounds) walk on two legs to reach higher vegetation. Period: Cretaceous Other facts: It had a bony spike for a thumb. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

21 Parasaurolophus (par-ah-SAWR-OL-uh-fus) Meaning: similar crested lizard Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 10.1 meters (33 feet) Teeth: toothless beak and grinding cheek teeth Height: 4.9 meters (16 feet) Food: plants Weight: 2,720-3,630 kilograms How it walked: 4 legs, could run on 2 legs (6,000-8,000 pounds) Period: Cretaceous Other facts: crest could be up to 6 feet ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

22 Pteranodon (te-RAN-e-DON) Meaning: toothless wing Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Wingspan: 7 meters (23 feet) Teeth: no teeth, beak Weight: 17 kilograms Food: fish (37 pounds) How it walked: birdlike, on two legs Period: Cretaceous Other facts: the bony crest may have acted as a rudder when flying. Pteranodon was not a dinosaur. It was a flying reptile very closely related to the dinosaurs and lived at the same time as many of the dinosaurs. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

23 Stegosaurus (steg-oh-SAW-russ) Meaning: covered lizard Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 9 meters (30 feet) Teeth: small cheek teeth, a toothless beak Height: 2.75 meters (9 feet) Food: leaves and plants Weight: 1,400 kilograms How it walked: walked on four legs (3,000 pounds) Period: Jurassic Other facts: It had seventeen bony plates along its back and a heavy spiked tail for protection. Its brain was the size of a walnut. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

24 Stygimoloch (STIG-ih-MOE-lock) Meaning: River Styx Demon Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 2 meters (6.6 feet) Teeth: peglike front teeth and rows of chopping Height: 1.2 meters (4 feet) cheek teeth Weight: 50 pounds Food: Plants How it walked: Bipedal Period: Late Cretaceous Other facts: the thick bony dome on top of the head may have been used in pushing matches between males. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

25 Triceratops (try-SER-a-tops) Meaning: three-horned face Type of feeder: plant eater (herbivore) Length: 9 meters (30 feet) Teeth: shearing teeth and horny beak Height: 3 meters (10 feet) Food: palm tree leaves Weight: 6,000 kilograms (13,300 pounds) How it walked: walked on four legs Period: Cretaceous Other facts: It used its pointed horns for defense against enemies like Tyrannosaurus. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

26 Tyrannosaurus (tie-RAN-oh-saw-russ) Meaning: tyrant lizard Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Length: 12 meters (39 feet) Teeth: 60 saw-edged, pointed teeth Height: 6 meters (20 feet) Food: animals (vertebrates) Weight: 7,000 kilograms (15, 500 pounds) How it walked: walked on two legs Period: Cretaceous Other facts: It had strong jaws and large teeth to tear apart its victims. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources

27 Velociraptor (veh-loss-a-RAP-tor) Meaning: Rapid Robber Type of feeder: meat eater (carnivore) Length: 1.8 meters (5.9 feet) Teeth: knife-sharp teeth Height:.8 meters (2.5 feet) Food: anything it could catch and kill Weight: 113 kilograms (200 pounds) How it walked: walked on two legs Period: Cretaceous Other facts: Could jump up to 12 feet to reach its prey ©2000 learningpage.com learningpage.com Resources

28 Name________________ 1. What is the name of your dinosaur? __________________ 2. What does its name mean? ________________________ 3. What does it eat? _______________________________ 4. Is it a carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore? ______________ 5. What time period did it live in? _____________________ 6. Where did it live? _______________________________ 7. What was its height? _____________ length? _________ weight? _____________ 8. What were its teeth like? _________________________ 9. How did it walk? ________________________________ 10. What is an interesting fact that you learned about your dinosaur? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Dinosaur Information Worksheet Process

29 Apatosaurus (ah-PAT-o-SAWR-us) Meaning: deceptive lizard Type of feeder: plant-eater (herbivore) Length: 21.3m (70 feet) Teeth: slender peg like teeth Height: 15 feet Food: leaves and needles from treetops Weight: 35 tons How it walked: walked on four legs Period: Jurassic Other facts: Apatosaurus was originally known as Brontosaurus, until 1975 when its skull was finally discovered. ©2000 learningpage.com Resources


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