A Teacher's Guide To The Exhibit for Grades K-8 -- San Diego Natural History Museum -- Environmental Science Education Center

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Introduction

Exhibit Highlights

Dinosaur Unit Outline and Standards Correlations

Dinosaur Background

Dinosaurs in the Exhibit

Dinosaurs and Southern California

Vocabulary

Pre-visit Activities

Museum Visit Worksheet A

Museum Visit Worksheet B

Post-visit Activities

Answers

References

Museum Visit Worksheet
Part A: Field Study Check List

Select one or more dinosaurs in the exhibit. Note as many characteristics as possible. Check them off on your field guide. Also note when and where each dinosaur was found. Refer to the Dinosaur Background section for a list of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Name ___________________

Hips
    Bird _______
    Lizard _______

Legs
    bi-ped (walks on 2 feet _______
    quadruped (walks on 4 feet) _______
    long legs, arms _______
    pillar-like _______
    bird-like _______

Feet
    3 toes point forward _______
    5 toes _______
    claw on thumb _______
    sharp claws on toes and fingers _______

Teeth/Mouth
    sharp, blade-like _______
    pencil or peg-like _______
    toothless beak _______
    cheek pouches _______

Head
    small _______
    long, slim jaw _______
    horns or ridges _______
    large _______

Neck
    long _______
    S-curved _______

Tail
    long _______
    short _______

Body
    small (under 10 feet) _______
    medium (up to 35 feet) _______
    huge (over 35 feet) _______

Skeleton
    thin-walled, fragile bones _______
    heavy bones _______

Where found ___________________

When found ___________________

Other notes






The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park: The Lost World was produced by Dinosaur Exhibitions, LLC, under the direction of "Dino" Don Lessem, and in partnership with Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The exhibition was designed by Museum Design Associates. Jurassic Park and Lost World are trademarks of Universal City Studios and Amblin Entertainment.

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