PDF file that contains 22 printable cards with most popular dinosaurs. Dinosaur restorations (silhouettes) are placed on a grid where each square represents a 1mx1m distance, i.e. a dinosaur that was 10 m long has a length of ten squares. This stimulates pupils to count the boxes in order to know how tall and long was each dinosaur.
Dinosaur size and weight is printed below each silhouette. Weight is given it tonnes (=metric tons) and tons (=short tons), or in kilograms and pounds. Length is in meters and feet. This could be used to help students understand the basics of unit conversion.
Printable cards show dinosaur genera that were extremely variable in size (from 33 m long Diplodocus and 26 m long Brachiosaurus, to less than 1 m long Microraptor), showing how the world of dinosaurs was diversified. Silhouettes are plotted against a schematic profile of the human body.
The most scientifically accurate dinosaur restorations were used. All silhouettes are from PhyloPic repository, which provides silhouette images of animals, plants, and other life forms.
A complete list of dinosaur genera that are featured in this item is given below:
Keywords: dinosaurs, sizes and weight, paleontology, unit conversion, Earth Our Home store
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