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View Resource Mini Tour of the Exhibit Museum: Dinosaur Floor

The Internet Public Library has available this exhibit, provided by the Exhibit Museum at the University of Michigan, and created as a student project of the School of Information at the same university. This extremely graphics-intensive site contains QuickTimeVR movies of sauropods, perissodactyls, and artiodactyls, along with explanatory text. Users can move around in the galleries, and zoom in...

http://www.ipl.org/div/dino/
View Resource PaleoQuest

This ambitious, newly launched site from NASA's Center for Educational Technologies at Wheeling Jesuit University is being developed according to a five-year plan "which will result in a renowned web-based paleontology resource for use by educators, students, scientists, and dinosaur enthusiasts." At present, PaleoQuest offers little more than a useful (albeit pitched at a young audience) rundown...

https://www.paleoquest.org/
View Resource Fighting Dinosaurs

This site will appeal to dinosaur lovers of all ages. It comes from the American Museum of Natural History and serves as a companion to a new exhibit highlighting recent discoveries from Mongolia, including one of the most famous finds ever: a Velociraptor that was apparently buried alive by a sand flow while attacking a Protoceratops. The site features animated recreations of the last moments of...

http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/fighting-dinos
View Resource Sue at the Field Museum

This site will appeal to dinosaur lovers of all ages. It highlights a famous fossil that was very much in the news this week: Sue, the most complete and best preserved T. Rex skeleton ever found. Discovered in South Dakota in 1990, Sue was purchased by the Chicago Field Museum in 1997 and went on display this week. At the site, visitors can learn about Sue and her history, how the skeleton was...

http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/sue/#index
View Resource Royal Tyrrell Museum

An alphabetized fossil encyclopedia, a page on oil and gas exploration, an online Burgess Shale exhibit, and a virtual tour are among the features of this Website of Alberta's Royal Tyrell Museum. The virtual tour takes users everywhere from the juvenile Albertosaurus skeleton to the cafeteria. Although the tour is mainly designed for those preparing to visit the museum, virtual tour-goers can...

http://www.tyrrellmuseum.com
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 Team of Paleontologists Discovers New Dinosaur Species

Working as part of a joint expedition, scientists from India and the United States (including the well-known paleontologist Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago) announced this Wednesday that they discovered a new carnivorous dinosaur species in the Narmada River region in western India. Based on the bones located by the team, this newly discovered species of dinosaur was between 25-30 feet...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0815