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So...Where Did They Go?

Prepare to publish a newspaper! Use books from your library or search the Internet to determine possible reasons that the dinosaurs may have become extinct. When you have one or more reasons do the following:

    1. Write at least five questions you would ask a paleontologist.
    2. Prepare a newspaper article with your questions and what you think the answers are.
    3. List questions that you do not think can be answered.
    4. Prepare a drawing to go along with your newspaper story!

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  1. The title of the activity
  2. The URL (Internet address)
  3. Your name.

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Teachers should view the Teacher Site Map to relate Sci-ber text and the USOE 4th grade science core.


Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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