Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard

Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur body from just a few bones ? One of the biggest
clues to how a dinosaur body looked is found in marks on the bones called
muscle scars . These marks form where muscles attached to the bones , and the
larger ...

Author: Spencer Christian

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471196167

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

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Discover an amazing world of ancient secrets--right under your feet! How are rocks formed? Where do diamonds come from? Why did the dinosaurs disappear? Can rocks really grow on trees . . . or come from outer space? Join popular ABC-TV weather forecaster Spencer Christian as he explores the extraordinary tales that rocks tell about the history of the earth and the life of our ancestors. Meet Lucy, one of the most famous human fossils in the world. Name your own dinosaur. Cook up some red-hot lava--or make rocks in your kitchen! It's an action-packed tour that takes you around the world and through your own backyard as you follow the exciting trail of rock history, legend, and lore. Lots of easy-to-do activities let you experience nature up close--and dozens of fun facts and illustrations bring the world's wonders to vivid life. Awesome! For children ages 8 to 12

Did Dinosaurs Live in Your Backyard

Questions and answers explore such topics as what the dinosaurs were, what they ate, what color they were, and how we know about them.

Author: Melvin Berger

Publisher: Scholastic

ISBN: 9780590130783

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Questions and answers explore such topics as what the dinosaurs were, what they ate, what color they were, and how we know about them.

Dinosaurs in Your Backyard

Coming in its place is the idea that the " warm - blooded ” birds of today evolved
directly from “ warm - blooded ” animals of the distant past , the dinosaurs . Of
course , knowing that birds evolved from coelurosaurs helps us understand the ...

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Publisher: Atheneum Books

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Category: Dinosaurs

Page: 147

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Examines the present knowledge and theories about dinosaurs, including the strong possibility that they are the forerunners of birds.

Park Science

29.3 / 4 : 13/1 Volume 13 - Number 1 Winter 1993 DINOSAURS IN YOUR
BACKYARD By Dallas Peck Director , U.S. Geological Survey This special earth
and water science issue of Park Science is just the latest display of the long -
term ...

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Contemporary Authors

In books such as Can It Really Rain Frogs?: The World's Strangest Weather
Events, Shake, Rattle, and Roll: The World's Most Amazing Volcanoes,
Earthquakes, and Other Forces, and Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard?: The
World's Most ...

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787645953

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 471

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors(r) .

Bird Activity Book

There is a Dinosaur in Your Backyard The evidence that birds descended from
dinosaurs - indeed are dinosaurs - has become conclusive for most
palaeontologists ( people who study the branch of geology that deals with
prehistoric forms of ...

Author: Doreen Wolfsen McColaugh

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Birds

Page: 124

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The National Geographic Magazine

co حممممممممم 2 Velociraptor 3 There's a Dinosaur in Your Backyard 1 5 The
evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs indeed are dinosaurs — has
become conclusive for most paleontologists and evolutionary biologists . The
theory had ...

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Dinosaurs

Ages 9 to 12 The Illustrated Dinosaur Dictionary by Helen Roney Sattler ( Lothrop
, Lee A Closer Look at Prehistoric & Shepard ... A look at all the kinds of flying
reptiles that lived during the time of the Dinosaurs in Your Backyard by dinosaurs
.

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ISBN: 9780716606680

Category: Dinosaurs

Page: 304

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Discusses the different types of dinosaurs and how they probably lived, the possibilities of why they disappeared from the earth, and the scientific investigation of fossils in the nineteenth century which led to the discovery of dinosaurs.

Junior High School Library Catalog

552 Petrology 572 Biochemistry Christian , Spencer Is there a dinosaur in your
backyard ? the world's most fascinating fossils , rocks , and minerals ; ( by ]
Spencer Christian , Antonia Felix . Wiley 1998 120p il pa $ 12.95 552 1. Rocks 2.

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School Library Journal

Sesame Street , these 26 episodes Includes : The Earth Needs Your Help ;
combine puppetry , computer How ECO Are You ?; ... 49.95 . fly facts , including
the insect's life cycle from R's - refuse , reuse , and recycle -- and to Gr 2-8 -
Backyard Habitat is a television egg to maggot to fly . ... midand Dave visit a
nursery that provides a flight , and see in all directions at once with The Four -
Winged Dinosaur ...

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Best Books for Children

7433 ( F ) Dinner at Alberta ' s , 1620 ( F ) Dinner at the Panda Palace , 320 ( F )
Dinner with Fox , 2181 ( F ) Dinosaur ... Natural History Museums , 2375
Dinosaurs in Your Backyard , 10495 The Dinosaurs ' Last Days , 10480
Dinosaurs of ...

Author: John Thomas Gillespie

Publisher: New Providence, N.J. : R.R. Bowker

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 1411

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National Geographic

AA1414 Velociraptor There ' s a Dinosaur in Your Backyard The evidence that
birds descended from dinosaurs - indeed are dinosaurs — has become
conclusive for most paleontologists and evolutionary biologists . The theory had
fallen out ...

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Feathered Dinosaurs

inosaur- r; There's a dinosaur in your backyard! That's what scientists who study
dinosaurs might say if they saw a blue jay or a cardinal near your bird feeder.
Why? Because within the last few years, amazing new *** discoveries suggest
that ...

Author: Christopher Sloan

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780439262828

Category: Birds

Page: 64

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Looks at the evidence of dinosaurs with skeletal structures and feathers so similar to birds and why that is convincing many scientists that birds evolved from dinosaurs.

How to Talk Dinosaur with Your Child

The most notorious predator of the Cretaceous , Tyrannosaurus rex , was a
denizen of North America - or what there was of it . One - third of the continent ...
Examples of some of these creatures are as near as your backyard . Two - thirds
of all ...

Author: Querida L. Pearce

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary

ISBN: 9780929923482

Category: Science

Page: 163

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Gives a general background on dinosaurs and the theories about them.

Best Books for Children Preschool Through Grade 6

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Best Books for Children Preschool Through the Middle Grades

Author: John Thomas Gillespie

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

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Category: Best books

Page: 595

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An annotated listing of about 11,000 titles for children through the sixth grade.

The Year I Ate My Yard

William Burroughs once wrote a fantastically droll satire about a convention of
dinosaurs gathered together to discuss the future of their species. The keynote
speaker voiced the official dinosaur credo of “bigger is better and biggest is best.

Author: Tony Kienitz

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Category: Vegetable gardening

Page: 170

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Dinosaurs of the East Coast

Geology of the Delaware Valley . Philadelphia : Mineralogical Society of
Pennsylvania . - . 1966 . Philadelphia ' s fossils : Dinosaurs in your backyard .
Frontiers 31 : 36 – 41 . — . 1967 . Stratigraphy of the Atlantic Coastal Plain
between Long ...

Author: David B. Weishampel

Publisher:

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Category: Science

Page: 275

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Introduces the dinosaurs that roamed the Atlantic coast, including the plant-eating Astrodon johnstoni which roamed Maryland one hundred million years ago and the Hadrosaurus foulkii, a duck-billed dinosaur that lived in New Jersey some seventy million ye

Science Books Films

of the dinosaurs , which are well treated in this fine little volume . -Joseph ...
Dinosaurs in Your Backyard . ... This book breaks away from the dinosaur
stereotypes and well reflects the current hot - blooded dinosaur debates among
scientists .

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Integrating Science and Language Arts

EXTINCTION IS NOT JUST FOR DINOSAURS We do not know what caused the
extinction of the dinosaurs , but , unfortunately , many animals today are also in
danger of extinction and we do know the causes . ... Dinosaurs in your backyard .

Author: Donna Gail Shaw

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 269

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This excellent new resource presents a substantive integration of science and language arts curriculum organized in teaching units. Activities are organized topically to allow teachers to work with complete teaching units for planning purposes. All the science activities have been fully researched and are explained with appropriate background information. The language arts activities have a whole language approach. Elementary Classroom Teachers. A Longwood Professional Book.