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When Dinosaurs Roamed America
This Discovery Channel interactive feature allows users to go back in time and watch the North American continent change and its creatures evolve. The feature begins with a map from which users can select a location or time period and see what the dinosaurs and their habitats were like. Other features include "Meet The Old Neighbors", in which students can enter their ZIP codes and learn which dinosaurs once lived in their areas, a collection of dinosaur videos, and a section on latest discoveries of dinosaurs.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
Windows Media Player or RealPlayer needed for the video clips from When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005 Discovery Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-351
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Discovery Communications, Inc.