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ERIC Number: EJ935485
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0269-2465
"Teachosaurus" and "Learnoceratops": Dinosaurs as a Motivating Cross-Curricular Theme
Duggan, Denis
Primary Science, n116 p9-11 Jan-Feb 2011
The author takes a look into the benefits that dinosaurs may bring to the classroom. He discusses how he used dinosaurs as a cross-curricular theme to improve children's understanding and knowledge of science concepts. To investigate what a child might learn from dinosaurs, he started by comparing the many non-fiction dinosaur books using the following criteria: (1) illustrations; (2) presentation; (3) engagement; and (4) activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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