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View Resource Unearthing Important Fossils

Over the past several weeks, a flurry of dinosaur and other fossil discoveries have reached the mainstream news. From the two 530-million-year-old fish-like creatures that could be the earliest known vertebrates found in China, to the bones of two dinosaurs in Madagascar that may be the oldest dinosaurs ever found, to the "60-ton giraffe-like creature" (3) found in Oklahoma (called Sauroposeidon...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/1999/1110
View Resource Rulers of the Jurassic Seas

Available free from Scientific American's Website, this article takes a thorough and fascinating look at the marine reptiles known as Ichthyosaurs that lived during the Mesozoic Era. The text covers recent discoveries about the evolution of Ichthyosaurs from land dwelling reptiles, including limb adaptations. Highlights of the article are special sections about ichthyosaur eyes and diet, and color...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rulers-of-the-jur...
View Resource Gobi Desert Fossil Leads to New Interpretation of Ostrich-like Dinosaur

A team of paleontologists working in Cretaceous-aged rocks of the Gobi Desert have unearthed a dinosaur fossil containing a comb-like plate very similar to the filter-feeding structure in a duck's bill. An article by Norell, Makovicky and Currie, published in this week's Nature, describes the finding. The dinosaur, Gallimimus, was a fast-running, largish, beaked creature closely related to...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0831
View Resource Chinese Dinosaurs

What's "Jurassic Park" in Mandarin? That isn't easy to say, but if you're interested in Chinese dinosaurs, then you will love the new online (and real) exhibit hosted by the Australian Museum in Sydney. A vast land containing many of the world's best-preserved dinosaur specimens, China offers remnants of many species not commonly available in Western exhibits. With lots to explore, the site...

https://australianmuseum.net.au/chinese-dinosaurs
View Resource Jurassic Park Institute: Dino Lab

Created as a "science-based and educationally focused program," the Jurassic Park Institute (JPI) aims to provide "kids, families, educators and scientists with the ultimate resource for dinosaur learning and fun." As would be expected from a project of Universal Studios, the JPI Dino Lab Web site is packed with cool computer animation and other multimedia features. Visitors to this site become...

http://www.searchesinteractive.com/?dn=jpinstitute.com&pid=9...
View Resource Flesh and Bone: A New Generation of Scientists Bring Dinosaurs Back to Life

The online version of the March 2003 issue of National Geographic Magazine (NGM) includes this interesting multimedia feature about "a new generation of scientists [that] is using computer modeling and a better understanding of living animals to bring dinosaurs back to life -- virtually." In addition to the feature article, the Web site includes an online-exclusive image gallery, "On Assignment"...

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0303/feature1/
View Resource Tramline Virtual Field Trips: Dinosaurs Field Trip

Hosted by Tramline Virtual Field Trips, this online field trip was created by educator Theresa Hughes-Feletar to teach young students (grades 1-3) about dinosaurs. Hughes-Feletar's virtual field trip links to a variety of quality websites about dinosaurs to create an integrated learning experience. The field trip links -- or Stops as the website refers to them -- provide information about dinosaur...

http://www.tramline.com/tours/sci/dino/_tourlaunch1.htm
View Resource Dinosaur Illustrations

Are you searching for images of dinosaurs? If so, then set your sights on David Goldman's website of dinosaur illustrations. Mr. Goldman, a dinosaur aficionado, has created a nicely organized site connecting visitors to an impressive online network of dinosaur artwork. The website hosts a diverse and extensive collection of dinosaurs including the Allosaurus, Hadrosaur, Oviraptor, Pteranodon, and...

https://www.newdinosaurs.com/
View Resource BBC Science & Nature: Prehistoric Life

The BBC is well-regarded for their laudable efforts to provide high-quality online content that complements their fine radio and television offerings. Devised as part of their general Science and Nature website, this particular corner of the web offers a number of educational resources on prehistoric life. The casual visitor may want to take a look through some of the highlights offered here,...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/prehistoric
View Resource Dino Directory

Do you know your Gallinimus from your Barosaurus? If not, it may be high time to take a close look at The Natural History Museum’s Dino Directory. Updated regularly, the Dino Directory provides basic information on 229 of the most well described dinosaurs. Complemented by 933 images, the dinosaurs can be searched by scientific name, body shape, or by time period. One very nice feature of the site...

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/dino-directory/index.html