Dinosaurs by Kathleen Weidner ZoehfeldTheres nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! Theyll be wowed by new information and eye-popping illustrations from National Geographic, a trusted source of childrens nonfiction content.
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Dinosaurs for Kids
Our earth is 4. Dinosaurs were land-living reptiles which inhabited the planet millions of years ago. They are a group of extinct reptiles that lived between the Triassic about million years ago and the end of the Cretaceous 66 million years ago. As the dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago, we can now see their skeletons in museums. The knowledge we have of dinosaurs is derived from the fossils that have been found on every continent. Over the years and with the help of technology scientists have created realistic simulations of these amazing creatures. As a result of these simulations, we can get an idea of how these huge animals look, what their habits were and how they lived.
Check out our interesting facts about dinosaurs. All the information and pictures you need to learn all about dinos. You probably know there are different types of dinosaurs. Meat eaters, dinosaurs from different times and places. And different scientific classifications. Take a look at some of the different types of dinosaurs.
When was the term dinosaur coined?
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Dinosaur Facts for Kids. Enjoy our fun dinosaur facts for kids and learn about everything from the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex to the enormous Diplodocus. While dinosaurs came a long time before us humans, fossils and modern technology have helped us piece together what dinosaurs may have looked like and even how they might have behaved. Read on for a wide range of cool dinosaur facts that are perfect for kids. The word was coined by English paleontologist Richard Owen in and was meant to refer to Dinosaurs impressive size rather than their scary appearance. Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over million years, from the Triassic period around million years ago through the Jurassic period and until the end of the Cretaceous period around 65 million years ago.