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Dinosaurs
Diplodocus

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Dinosaurs


Diplodocus
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.26

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    plant-eating, raking, whip-like, swallowed, buses, defend, lived, straight, western, neck, size, body, since, also, million, tail


Diplodocus
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Diplodocus (dih-PLOD-uh-kus) was a plant-eating dinosaur. It lived from about 155 to 145 million years ago in the Jurassic period. This dinosaur walked on four legs. From the tip of its nose to the tip of its tail, it was as long as two school buses put together - about 90 feet long. Its head was small. Its brain was only the size of a potato! It had a very long neck. It had a very, very long tail. The long, whip-like tail was used to defend Diplodocus from predators. The long tail also helped to balance the front end of its body. Its teeth were long and straight like the teeth of a rake. Some scientists think that Diplodocus ate by chomping down on the branch of a .....
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Dinosaurs
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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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