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Dinosaur web quest

  1. 1. WE LC OME TO THE DINOS A UR E GG WE B QUE S T C reated by MaryS ue Bros t Modified by Jamie Fleming  Introduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher NotesThere 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?
  3. 3. TASKIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes 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.
  4. 4. PROCESSIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes • 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 Worksheet
  5. 5. PROCESS (continued)Introduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes • 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.
  6. 6. PROCESS (continued)Introduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes Answer questions on the worksheet about your dinosaur using your fact sheets and from the books in your classroom.
  7. 7. PROCESS (continued)Introduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes • Draw and color a picture of your dinosaur and the land it lived in when it roamed the earth. • Tell class about your dinosaur.
  8. 8. RESOURCESIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes 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.Allosaurus Ankylosaurus ApatosaurusCompsognathus Dimetrodon EdmontosaurusIguanodon Parasaurolophus Pteranodon
  9. 9. RESOURCESIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes 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.Allosaurus Ankylosaurus ApatosaurusCompsoqnathus Dimetrodon EdmontosaurusIquanodon Parasaurolophus PteranodonStegosaurus Stygimoloch TriceratopsT. Rex Velociraptor
  10. 10. Time PeriodIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes To see a picture of the time period your dinosaur lived, click on the time period below. Cretaceous Period – Dinosaurs first appear on earth. Climate is hot and dry. Jurassic Period – There are now many dinosaurs, and the first birds appear. The climate is warm and moist. 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.
  11. 11. ASSESSMENT How did I do on my assignment?   Not Very OK Good Very Good Good I argued I worked I worked I worked withDid I work cooperatively with my with my with my my partner, with my partner? partner, partner, but partner and stayed on and fooled fooled stayed on task and around. around some task. helped other of the time. groups. I didn’t I listened I listened I listened and listen and but didn’t and followed followedDid I follow directions? didn’t know always know directions, directions, what to do. what to do. most of the during the time. whole Webquest. I only I answered I answered I answered all answered a most of the all of the of the Did I answer all the few questions. questions questions andquestions asked on the questions. found more worksheet? information than was asked for.
  12. 12. ASSESSMENTIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes I didn’t I drew my I was I was very even try to dinosaur, careful careful when draw my but it was when I drew I drew my My Picture dinosaur. sloppy. my dinosaur dinosaur, picture, and and drew added a lot what was of detail. asked. I acted silly My My My and didn’t presentation presentation presentation make my was was included all presentatio incomplete. complete. I the n I didn’t tell presented information all I found all the about my My Presentation out about information dinosaur that my required was dinosaur. about my required. I dinosaur also found additional information and shared it with the
  13. 13. CONCLUSIONIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion Teacher Notes 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.    
  14. 14. TEACHER NOTESIntroduction Task Process Resources Assessment Conclusion 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: www.zoomdinosaurs.com - www.learningpage.com - www.peabody.yale.edu .
  15. 15. ResourcesA llo s a u r u s ( A l-o h -s a w -r u s s )M e a n in g : d if f e r e n t r e p t ileTyp e o f fe e d e r : m e a t e a te r( c a r n iv o r e )L e n g t h : 12 m e t e r s ( 3 9 f e e t )T e e t h : d a g g e r -lik e t e e t h w it hs e rra te d e d g e sH e i g h t : 4 . 5 m e t e r s ( 15 f e e t )F o o d : S t e g o s a u r u s , D ip lo d o c u sW e ig h t : 2 , 0 0 0 k ilo g r a m sH o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n t w o le g s( 4 ,4 0 0 p o u nd s )P e r io d : J u r a s s icO t h e r f a c t s : It s v e r y la r g e t e e t hc u rve d b a c k w a rd s to p re ve nt p re yf r o m e s c a p in g .©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  16. 16. ResourcesA n k y lo s a u r u s ( a n g -K IL E -u h -S A W R -u s )M e a n in g : f u s e d liz a r dT y p e o f f e e d e r : p la n t e a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 10 m e t e r s ( 3 3 f e e t )T e e t h : b lu n t s n o u t a n d b e a k , g r in d in gc he e k te e thH e i g h t : 3 . 4 m e t e r s ( 11 f e e t )W e i g h t : 4 5 3 6 k i l o g r a m s ( 10 , 0 0 0pounds )F o o d : lo w -ly in g p la n t sH o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n f o u r le g sP e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : h e a v ily a r m o r e d w it h ac lu b t a il t h a t w o u ld s w in g s id e w a y s t oa tta c k p re d a to rs .©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  17. 17. ResourcesC o mp s o g na thu s( c o m p -s o -g -N A T H -u s )M e a n in g : p r e t t y ja w T y p e o f f e e d e r :m e a t e a t e r ( c a r n iv o r e )L e n g t h : 1 m e t e r ( 3 f e e t ) T e e t h : s m a ll,s ha rp te e thH e ig h t : 0 . 7 m e t e r s ( 2 . 3 f e e t ) F o o d :s m a ll a n im a lsW e ig h t : 3 . 6 k ilo g r a m s H o w it w a lk e d :w a lk e d o n t w o le g s( 7 p o u n d s ) P e r io d : J u r a s s icO t h e r f a c t s : H a d t w o c la w e d f in g e r s o n
  18. 18. ResourcesD im e t r o d o n( d ie -M E T -r u h -d o n )M e a n in g : t w o s h a p e s o f t e e t h T y p e o f f e e d e r :m e a t e a t e r ( c a r n iv o r e )L e n g t h : 3 m e t e r s ( 10 f e e t ) T e e t h : l a r g ec a n in e s a n d s h e a r in g t e e t hW e ig h t : 2 0 0 k ilo g r a m s F o o d : o t h e rp e ly c o s a u r s( 4 4 0 p o u n d s ) H o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n f o u rle g sP e r io d : P e r m ia nO t h e r f a c t s : “s a i l ” b e l i e v e d t o h a v e a c t e d a s as o la r h e a t e r t h e n la t e r int h e d a y a s a c o o le r .D im e t r o d o n w a s n o t a d in o s a u r , b u t a
  19. 19. ResourcesE d mo nto s a urus( e d -M O N -t o e -S A W R -u s )M e a n in g : E d m o n t o n liz a r d T y p e o f f e e d e r : p la n te a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 13 m e t e r s ( 4 2 f e e t ) T e e t h : h o r n y ,t o o t h le s s b e a k , c h e e k s c o n t a in in gH e ig h t : 6 . 1 m e t e r s ( 2 0 f e e t ) h u n d r e d s o f r o w so f te e thW e ig h t : 2 , 9 5 5 k ilo g r a m s F o o d : p in e n e e d le s ,t w ig s , s e e d s , a n d f r u it s( 6 , 5 0 0 p o u n d s ) H o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n f o u rle g sP e r io d : L a t e C r e t a c e o u sO th e r fa c ts : h a d u p to 6 0 ro w s o f te e th
  20. 20. ResourcesIg u a n o d o n( ig -W A N -o h -d o n )M e a n in g : ig u a n a t o o t h T y p e o f f e e d e r : p la n te a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 9 m e t e r s ( 3 0 f e e t ) T e e t h : s m a ll c h e e kt e e t h , a t o o t h le s s b e a kH e i g h t : 5 m e t e r s ( 16 f e e t ) F o o d : p l a n t s , f e r n sW e ig h t : 4 , 5 0 0 k ilo g r a m s H o w it w a lk e d :w a lk e d o n f o u r le g s , c o u ld a ls o( 10 , 0 0 0 p o u n d s ) w a l k o n t w o l e g s t o r e a c hh ig h e r v e g e t a t io n .P e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : It h a d a b o n y s p ik e f o r a t h u m b .©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  21. 21. ResourcesP a r a s a u r o lo p h u s( p a r -a h -S A W R -O L -u h -f u s )M e a n in g : s im ila r c r e s t e d liz a r d T y p e o ff e e d e r : p la n t e a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 10 . 1 m e t e r s ( 3 3 f e e t ) T e e t h :t o o t h le s s b e a k a n d g r in d in g c h e e kte e thH e i g h t : 4 . 9 m e t e r s ( 16 f e e t ) F o o d :p la n t sW e ig h t : 2 , 7 2 0 -3 , 6 3 0 k ilo g r a m s H o w itw a lk e d : 4 le g s , c o u ld r u n o n 2 le g s( 6 , 0 0 0 -8 , 0 0 0 p o u n d s ) P e r io d :C re ta c e o u s
  22. 22. ResourcesP te ra no d o n( t e -R A N -e -D O N )M e a n in g : t o o t h le s s w in g T y p e o f f e e d e r : m e a te a t e r ( c a r n iv o r e )W in g s p a n : 7 m e t e r s ( 2 3 f e e t ) T e e t h : n o t e e t h ,beakW e i g h t : 17 k i l o g r a m s F o o d : f i s h( 3 7 p o u n d s ) H o w it w a lk e d : b ir d lik e , o n t w ole g sP e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO th e r fa c ts : th e b o n y c re s t m a y h a vea c t e d a s a r u d d e r w h e n f ly in g .P t e r a n o d o n w a s n o t a d in o s a u r . It w a s a f ly in gr e p t ile v e r y c lo s e lyr e la t e d t o t h e d in o s a u r s a n d liv e d a t t h e s a m e
  23. 23. ResourcesS te g o s a urus( s t e g -o h -S A W -r u s s )M e a n in g : c o v e r e d liz a r d T y p e o f f e e d e r :p la n t e a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 9 m e t e r s ( 3 0 f e e t ) T e e t h : s m a llc h e e k t e e t h , a t o o t h le s s b e a kH e ig h t : 2 . 7 5 m e t e r s ( 9 f e e t ) F o o d :le a v e s a n d p la n t sW e i g h t : 1, 4 0 0 k i l o g r a m s H o w i t w a l k e d :w a lk e d o n f o u r le g s( 3 , 0 0 0 p o u n d s ) P e r io d : J u r a s s icO t h e r f a c t s : It h a d s e v e n t e e n b o n yp la t e s a lo n g it s b a c k a n d a h e a v y s p ik e d
  24. 24. ResourcesS t y g im o lo c h( S T I G - i h -M O E - l o c k )M e a n in g : R iv e r S t y x D e m o n T y p e o f f e e d e r :p la n t e a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 2 m e t e r s ( 6 . 6 f e e t ) T e e t h : p e g lik ef r o n t t e e t h a n d r o w s o f c h o p p in gH e i g h t : 1. 2 m e t e r s ( 4 f e e t ) c h e e k t e e t hW e ig h t : 5 0 p o u n d s F o o d : P la n t sH o w it w a lk e d : B ip e d a lP e r io d : L a t e C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : t h e t h ic k b o n y d o m e o n t o p o f t h eh e a d m a y h a v e b e e n u s e d in p u s h in g m a t c h e sb e t w e e n m a le s .©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  25. 25. T r ic e r a t o p s ( t r y -S E R -a -t o p s ) ResourcesM e a n in g : t h r e e -h o r n e d f a c eT y p e o f f e e d e r : p la n t e a t e r( h e r b iv o r e )L e ng th: 9 m e te rs ( 3 0 fe e t)T e e t h : s h e a r in g t e e t h a n d h o r n y b e a kH e i g h t : 3 m e t e r s ( 10 f e e t )F o o d : p a lm t r e e le a v e sW e i g h t : 6 , 0 0 0 k i l o g r a m s ( 13 , 3 0 0pounds )H o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n f o u r le g sP e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : It u s e d it s p o in t e d h o r n sf o r d e f e n s e a g a in s te n e m ie s lik e T y r a n n o s a u r u s .
  26. 26. ResourcesT y r a n n o s a u r u s ( t ie -R A N -o h -s a w -r u s s )M e a n in g : t y r a n t liz a r dT y p e o f f e e d e r : m e a t e a t e r ( c a r n iv o r e )L e n g t h : 12 m e t e r s ( 3 9 f e e t )T e e t h : 6 0 s a w -e d g e d , p o in t e d t e e t hH e ig h t : 6 m e t e r s ( 2 0 f e e t )F o o d : a n im a ls ( v e r t e b r a t e s )W e i g h t : 7 , 0 0 0 k i l o g r a m s ( 15 , 5 0 0 p o u n d s )H o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n t w o le g sP e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : It h a d s t r o n g ja w s a n d la r g et e e t h t o t e a r a p a r t it s v ic t im s .©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  27. 27. ResourcesV e lo c ir a p t o r( v e h -lo s s -a -R A P -t o r )M e a n in g : R a p id R o b b e rT y p e o f f e e d e r : m e a t e a t e r ( c a r n iv o r e )L e n g t h : 1. 8 m e t e r s ( 5 . 9 f e e t )T e e t h : k n if e -s h a r p t e e t hH e ig h t : . 8 m e t e r s ( 2 . 5 f e e t ) F o o d : a n y t h in g it c o u ld c a t c h a n d k illW e i g h t : 113 k i l o g r a m s ( 2 0 0 p o u n d s )H o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n t w o le g sP e r io d : C r e t a c e o u sO t h e r f a c t s : C o u l d j u m p u p t o 12 f e e t t or e a c h it s p r e y©2000 learningpage.com http://www.learningpage.com
  28. 28. ProcessDinosaur Information WorksheetName________________  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 aboutyour dinosaur?_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  29. 29. A p a to s a urus( a h -P A T -o - S A W R - u s ) ResourcesM e a n in g : d e c e p t iv e liz a r dT y p e o f f e e d e r : p la n t -e a t e r ( h e r b iv o r e )L e n g t h : 2 1. 3 m ( 7 0 f e e t )T e e t h : s le n d e r p e g lik e t e e t hH e i g h t : 15 f e e tF o o d : le a v e s a n d n e e d le s f r o m t r e e t o p sW e ig h t : 3 5 t o n sH o w it w a lk e d : w a lk e d o n f o u r le g sP e r io d : J u r a s s icO t h e r f a c t s : A p a t o s a u r u s w a s o r ig in a llyk n o w n a s B r o n t o s a u r u s , u n t i l 19 7 5 w h e nit s s k u ll w a s f in a lly d is c o v e r e d .

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