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Fossil impressions

activities & lessons | Dinos of the Deep

Students make molds and casts of objects to make their own fossils. view resource at National Geographic

Prehistoric animal adaptations

activities & lessons | Dinos of the Deep

Students investigate adaptations—changes in body parts or behaviors—that helped prehistoric marine reptiles survive in the Cretaceous period. view resource at National Geographic

Why Megalodon (Definitely) Went Extinct

Dinos of the Deep | videos

For more than 10 million years, Megalodon was at the top of its game as the oceans’ apex predator…until 2.6 million years ago, when it went extinct. So what happened […]

From the Cambrian Explosion to the Great Dying

Dinos of the Deep | videos

The first era of our current eon, the Paleozoic Era, is probably the most deceptively fascinating time in Earth’s history. With near-constant revolutions in life, punctuated by catastrophic extinctions, it […]