A Teacher's Guide To The Exhibit for Grades K-8 -- San Diego Natural History Museum -- Environmental Science Education Center

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Exhibit Highlights

Dinosaur Unit Outline and Standards Correlations

Dinosaur Background

Dinosaurs in the Exhibit

Dinosaurs and Southern California


Pre-visit Activities

Museum Visit Worksheet A

Museum Visit Worksheet B

Post-visit Activities



Dinosaur Vocabulary

Carnivore An organism that feeds on the flesh of other animals
Fossil Remain, impression, or trace of an ancient animal or plant that has been preserved in Earth's crust and is older than about 10,000 years
Herbivore An animal that eats plants
Mesozoic The middle period of Earth's history, 248-65 million years ago
Paleontology The study of ancient life
Pangea A super continent existing about 245 million years ago when all of the Earth's continents were joined together

Find more vocabulary words in the Dino Zip previsit activity page.

The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park: The Lost World was produced by Dinosaur Exhibitions, LLC, under the direction of "Dino" Don Lessem, and in partnership with Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The exhibition was designed by Museum Design Associates. Jurassic Park and Lost World are trademarks of Universal City Studios and Amblin Entertainment.

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