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The Best Sites For Learning About Dinosaurs

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'Funny Dinosaur King is Biggest in the World' photo (c) 2012, epSos .de - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Check-out my New York Times post for English Language Learners on dinosaurs.

There are few people of any age who are not interested in dinosaurs. So, since I’m always interested in trying to identify engaging reading materials for my students, I thought I’d develop this “The Best…” list.

I hope readers will contribute additional suggestions.

Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About Dinosaurs (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

The CBBC has a nice guide to dinosaurs.

Scholastic also has a good feature on dinosaurs.

The Discovery Channel has a huge quantity of resources on dinosaurs.

“Retracing T.Rex’s Family Tree” is an interactive from the Wall Street Journal.

PBS also has a children’s show called Dinosaur Train, that has good, simple dinosaur materials.

Ology, at the American Museum of Natural History, has a big section on dinosaurs.

Enchanted Learning — Zoom Dinosaurs has resources that are very accessible to English Language Learners.

The Smithsonian, of course, has plenty of dinosaur resources.

Dinosaurs For Kids also has quite a few accessible resources.

Take a Closer Look at Bizarre Dinosaurs comes from National Geographic.

The Reign of Dinosaurs is an interactive timeline from The New Scientist.

Dinosaur World is an interactive from the BBC, which also has many other features.

The National History Museum also has some good accessible materials.

Check-out the just-released Symphony of Science video about dinosaurs:

Feedback and suggestions are welcome.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. If you’re interested in The Land Before Time (Who isn’t?) and other Dino pop culture, read this blog post:
    http://howblank.blogspot.com/2013/02/how-misleading-are-dinosaur-bones.html

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