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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 Learning from the Fossil Record

Another interesting and helpful resource from the University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology is the Learning from the Fossil Record Web site. Educators will find a list of over twenty fossil related classroom activities presented by different authors with titles such as Building a Topographic Model, Determining the Age Of Rocks and Fossils, Fossilization and Adaptation, the Dinosaur...

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fosrec/Learning.html