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In our Topic lesson this week you will be finding out when dinosaurs lived.

 

You will be finding out about the world at the time of the dinosaurs and how it changed. You will be studying a timeline and finding out that the time when the dinosaurs lived has been divided into different time periods. These are called Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous.

(mya on the timeline stands for million years ago). 

 

Spend some time going through the PowerPoint below to find out about the three time periods.

 

You may also want to have a look at these websites for further information

www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/dinosaurs/triassic.htm

https://pbskids.org/dinosaurtrain/fieldguide/

 

Your Challenge Choices:

1. Draw a simple timeline showing the 3 time periods. Add labels and relevant dates.

2. Give a simple description of each period in your book.

3. Create a list of dinosaurs from each period in your book.

4. Create a picture of each time period using the following website:

     www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/dinosaurs/games/paint/paint_triassic.htm

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE ALL WEEK TO COMPLETE THIS TASK.

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