As the children ate their T. rex
burgers and pterodactyl
potatoes, Dr. Dinosaur went back to his office in the museum.
"Are our burgers made out of Tyrannosaurus
meat?" Julie asked.
"No," their teacher said. "They are just regular hamburgers. The name is just for fun."
"So our fries aren't made from pterodactyls
?" Jaime asked.
"That's right," Mrs. Adams said. "It's more fun that they have dinosaur names, isn't it?"
The children all agreed that it was fun.
Just as they finished, Dr. Dinosaur came back.
"I have a treat for you, children. We are going to make rubbings of a T. rex
footprint," he said.
"What is a rubbing?" Lane asked.
"It is a kind of picture. You put a piece of paper over what you want to copy and rub charcoal over it. The picture shows up on your paper."
"Will all of us get to make one?" Maria asked.
"Yes, but we have to hurry," Dr. Dinosaur said. "I will tell you about the T. rex
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