ERIC Number: ED436340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Digging into Dinosaurs.
Braus, Judy, Ed.
NatureScope, v1 n2 1984
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur?," including information and activities on how dinosaurs are classified, how they compare to other animals, how they are named, and how they vary in size; (2) "Growing Up and Staying Alive," providing information and activities on how the dinosaurs lived and how they were adapted to survive; (3) "When the Dinosaurs Lived," offering information and activities on the history of the earth and what life was like during the Age of Dinosaurs; (4) "Clues from the Past," including information and activities on how paleontologists solve dinosaur mysteries using fossil clues; (5) "A Creative Look at Dinosaurs," providing information and activities on ways to use dinosaurs in art, music, writing, and other creative mediums; (6) "Crafty Corner," offering ideas for art projects; and (7) "Appendix," featuring questions, a glossary, and bibliographic information. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Dinosaurs, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Habitats, Paleontology, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Scientific Concepts
National Wildlife Federation, P.O. Box 50281, Hampden Station, Baltimore, MD 21211 ($12.95). Tel: 410-516-6585; Fax: 410-516-6998.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.