Thursday, February 4, 2016

Our dinosaur Inquiry

The children began showing an interest in dinosaurs. We decided to start a class inquiry. We began by looking at different books and talking about different dinosaurs.

We learned that paleontologists study dinosaur bones. We created our own dinosaur dig and discussed and compared fossils.

Finding and printing dinosaur names.

Exploring dinosaur footprints using play dough.

Exploring and building dinosaur habitats.

Learning about dinosaur eggs.

Copying dinosaur words in our journals.

Discussing the actual size of a triceratops footprint.

Measuring and comparing to the size of our footprints. Almost all of our shoes fit inside it's footprint!

What do dinosaurs eat? Learning about herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.

Making dinosaur footprints.

Dinosaur matching game.


Writing about our favourite dinosaurs.

Graphing our favourite dinosaurs.