Series Title: Reading Rainbow
This book introduces readers to many types of dinosaurs whose skeletons and reconstructions are seen in museums, and explains how scientists uncover, preserve, and study fossils. LeVar explores the fascination of dinosaurs who lived and then disappeared millions of years ago.
Humor is interspersed with interviews with a ranger and a paleontologist who take LeVar on a fossil tour of Dinosaur National Monument.
A CD-ROM and Family Literacy Kit are also available for this episode.
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Use this episode to further enhance your curriculum.
Science Concepts: size, measurement, comparison, excavation, paleontology.
Math Concepts: estimation, size, time, measurement, classification, numbers.
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Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes