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Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs


Dinosaurs!
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.79

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    crocodilians, comet, ichthyosaurs, Pterosaurs, asteroid, million, caimans, impact, debris, adapt, soil, died, during, believe, being, change


Dinosaurs!
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     For 160 million years, dinosaurs ruled the world. All animals that lived during that time weren't dinosaurs. All dinosaurs lived on land. Pterosaurs were flying reptiles, but they weren't dinosaurs. There were large reptiles that lived in the seas, but they weren't dinosaurs, either. They are called plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs. There were many different kinds of dinosaurs. They didn't all live at the same time. Some kinds of dinosaurs died out. Other kinds came into being. Apatosaurus, also called Brontosaurus, and Stegosaurus were extinct before Tyrannosaurus rex lived. About 65.5 million years ago, nearly all dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Ankylosaurus, became extinct. So did many other species of plants and animals. Many scientists believe that an asteroid or comet hit the Earth. The impact threw so much rock, soil, and debris into the air that the sunlight couldn't get through. The Earth .....
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Science
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    Careers in Science  
 
    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
    Weather  
 



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