QueSPER Dinosaur Research Worksheet                                            Date ________________

 

Your Name  _____________________ Name of dinosaur  ________________________

What does the dinosaur's name mean? _______________________________________

Size: (How big was it?)___________________________________________________

Size: How much did it weigh?______________________________________________

Dinosaurs lived in the Mesozoic Age. In what period of that Age did your dinosaur live?____________________________________________________________________

All dinosaurs lived in the Mesozoic Age  -- 245 million years ago to 65 million years ago

Three time periods:                                                  

  • Triassic Period (245-208 mya*)
  •  Jurassic Period (208-146 mya*)
  • Cretaceous Period (146-65 mya*)

                                                                                                  *mya =  million years ago

Where were fossils found? _________________________________________________

Description: (What did it look like? How did it walk? Legs, Toes, Head, Armor, Neck, Body, Teeth, Brain, Arms

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What did it eat? (Diet)   Plant eater   ______   (Herbivore)           Meat eater _________ (Carnivore)

What kind of dinosaur was it?

Lizard-hipped _________                           Bird-hipped   __________

Not Dinosaurs: Dimetrodon; Elasmosaurus; Plesiosaurs; Wooly Mammoth;  Giant Ground Sloth

Put other information on back of sheet. Draw a picture of your dinosaur on back of  sheet.

Where did you get your information? _________________________________________

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