Dinosaurs were here on Earth for about 150 million years, and went extinct about 65 million years ago!
What are some of your favorite dinosaurs that you’ve learned about? Which things about those dinosaurs are the coolest??
Do you know the special name for a person who studies fossils, like those of dinosaurs? – The answer is “paleontologist”! (Try saying that five times fast!)
Sources & links
"paleontologist." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2009. Merriam-Webster Online. 10 Jul. 2009”¨<http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleontologist> “Dinosaurs: Why did they go extinct?” Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. 10 Jul. 2009 <http://paleobiology.si.edu/dinosaurs/info/everything/why.html> Viegas, Jennifer. “Dinosaur Extinction.” Dinosaur Central. The Discovery Channel. 10 Jul. 2009 <http://dsc.discovery.com/dinosaurs/dinosaur-extinction.html>