Science & Nature
Weird Science: Strange Dinosaur Sizes
In this one-time class, students will learn about an interesting aspect of dinosaur biology - why were there very few medium sized carnivorous dinosaurs?
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Completed by 4 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
25 minute class
Delve into the captivating puzzle surrounding the scarcity of medium-sized carnivorous dinosaurs. Let’s explore and uncover the secrets hidden within the fossil record! Nature loves balance, and when things become unbalanced, it usually sorts itself out. This includes concepts like animal size. Today, mammals have a variety of body plans including small, medium, and large carnivores. Dinosaurs, however, played by their own rules! We know of many species of large carnivorous dinosaur, as...
Students will learn about animal community and ecosystem dynamics while discussing what could cause a lack of medium-sized carnivorous dinosaurs.
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Scientist and Educator
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
133 total reviews
252 completed classes
Hello, Outschoolers! My name is John and I have been a scientist and educator for over 15 years. I hold a Bachelor of Science (Honors in Biology), Master of Applied Sciences, and a Ph.D. in biology. Over my BSc, MSc and PhD I have designed and...