The Science of Digging Up Dinosaurs
Students need to know not only about scientific facts and discoveries but also about the processes by which scientists conduct their investigations. This lesson has students trace the steps of a paleontologist from determining where to look for dinosaur fossils to studying the completed dinosaur skeleton for clues about the dinosaur's behavior, diet, and anatomy.
6, 7, 8
Paleontology, Writing (composition)
National Geographic Society