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Dinosaur Design

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

14-18 yrs old

Animals

History

Science

After examining traits of dinosaurs (height, weight, body type, leg & foot size, arm and teeth type, etc.,) Students will create a unique dinosaur.

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November 30, 2016

Skills

  • Character
  • Creativity
  • Project Based Learning

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to create a unique dinosaur by combining different traits of some well-known dinosaurs.

Guiding Ideas

1. What type of dinosaur interests you most?

2. What traits are unique to this type of dinosaur?

3. How will select traits to combine?

4. What traits do you want your dinosaur to show?

Student Activities

Students will identify the traits of three different types of dinosaurs.

Students will select unique traits from each dinosaur they want to use to create their new dinosaur.

Students will create a visual model of their dinosaur showing the combined traits.

Performance Expectations

Students will be able to create a visual model of created dinosaur.

Students will be able to share with the class the characteristics they chose, and how they used them in their new dinosaur.

 

Skills

  • Character
  • Creativity
  • Project Based Learning

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