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1Open Court Vocabulary for “Dinosaur Fossils”Genre: Expository Text
2( hardened remains of an animal or plant that lived long ago ) fossils( hardened remains of an animal or plant that lived long ago )Fossils are what are left of a plant or animal that lived a long time ago.
3hardened( became solid )Some fossils are hardened footprints and some are hardened plant imprints.
4extinct( no longer living )Scientists must learn about dinosaurs from fossils because dinosaurs are extinct.
5( people who study things in nature ) scientists( people who study things in nature )Some scientists, people who study things in a careful way, dig for fossils. They are called paleontologists.
6difficult( not easy )Putting a dinosaur skeleton together is difficult when some of the bones are missing.