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Discovering Prehistoric Animals

Author : Janet Palazzo-Craig
ISBN : 0816717567
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes discoveries made by paleontologists regarding how dinosaurs looked and lived millions of years ago.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Desert Dinosaurs Discovering Prehistoric Sites In The American Southwest

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 9781581577969
Genre : Travel
File Size : 60.71 MB
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This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data, offering readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world. Desert Dinosaurs is one of the few books to combine literary adventure with the possibility of hands-on discovery. Its focus is on a non-scientist’s discoveries about the dinosaurs that frequented Arizona and New Mexico’s prehistoric lands, and it offers readers the encouragement and provides them the opportunity to make their own discoveries at those sites where they can actively participate. This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data. Desert Dinosaurs offers readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world.
Category: Travel

Who Discovered Natural Selection

Author : Anna Claybourne
ISBN : 9781615356461
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Who Discovered Natural Selection? explains how scientists worked out the way in which living things evolve.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discovering Fossils

Author : Frank A. Garcia
ISBN : 0811728005
Genre : Nature
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Offers an introduction into fossils and fossil collecting
Category: Nature

Dinosaur Discovery Dot To Dot

Author : Jerald D. Harris
ISBN : 1402708157
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Children who love these fabulous creatures (and what child doesn't?) will be delighted to find more than just the same old dinosaurs in this collection of over 74 dot-to-dot activity puzzles...Instead of just the usual Diplodocus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus, there are so many other extraordinary creatures waiting for you to discover, including: - Achelousaurus - Bambiraptor - Cedarosaurus - Draconyx - Eotyrannus - Fukuiraptor - Gojirasaurus - Hesperasaurus - Ilokelsia - Jeholopterus - Lurdusaurus - Mymoorapelta - Nigersaurus - Protohadros - Quilmesaurus - Rapetosaurus - Sauroposeidon - Wellnhoferia - Zhejiangopterus - Each dinosaur's page of facts includes - how to pronounce its name - meaning of name - when it was named - when it lived - where it lived - its size and weight - related animals - Guaranteed to appeal to all boys and girls fascinated by dinosaurs. Art activities combining fun with learning: each spread features real hard facts and information about the natural world.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Gideon Mantell And The Discovery Of Dinosaurs

Author : Dennis R. Dean
ISBN : 0521420482
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is a scholarly yet accessible 1999 biography of a pioneering dinosaur hunter and scholar.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Discovering Programs For Talent Development

Author : Beverly N. Parke
ISBN : 0761946136
Genre : Education
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This resource is an indispensable tool for all educators who want to fill the gaps in gifted education and provide their gifted and talented students with the educational opportunities they need to reach their full potential.
Category: Education

Discovering Ancient China

Author : Jeanne Nagle
ISBN : 9781622758180
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 90.89 MB
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In this comprehensive volume dedicated to ancient Chinese civilization, upper elementary–level readers will learn the different dynasties of ancient China, the memorable leaders that spearheaded them, and the lasting influences each period had on civilizations to follow. Readers will learn about the oldest examples of Chinese writing, which ruler was responsible for completing the Great Wall, and the cultural context in which Confucius became a prominent philosopher, among other fascinating details. These ancient Chinese contributions—all still well known today—constitute only a few of the aspects of ancient China waiting to be discovered.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Voyages Of Discovery

Author : Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
ISBN : 0275979474
Genre : Social Science
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Synthesizes the major issues in island archaeological research including human impacts on island ecosystems, island colonization, exchange systems, and theoretical and methodological concerns.
Category: Social Science

Discovering Ancient Rome

Author : Samuel Willard Crompton
ISBN : 9781622758371
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Rome was the city that conquered the entire Mediterranean world. For almost 500 years, it presided over that world, shaping it, and providing instruction for all those who came later. The city fell to the barbarians, and the empire ceased to exist, but the ideas and ideals that built both the city and the empire can still be felt today. This book presents the fascinating empire of Ancient Rome, from its rise to its fall. Readers will learn how Romans lived their daily lives, as well as the accomplishments they contributed that continue to influence the world today.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations

Author : Ann Byers
ISBN : 9781622758449
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This fascinating narrative introduces young readers to the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica. Evolving from their primitive ways to complex societies, these ancient peoples left records for archaeologists to piece together to glean what these peoples were really like more than 3,000 years ago. Among the civilizations examined are the Olmec, Zapotec, Aztec, and Maya. Lands, cultures, religions, and daily life activities are considered, as well as the colossal rock heads of the Olmec that still exist, the maguey plant that the Zapotec grew and used for making houses, and the temple at Chichén Itzá, among other remarkable facts and achievements.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dinosaurs And Other Extinct Saurians

Author : Richard Moody
ISBN : 1862393117
Genre : Science
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The discovery of dinosaurs and other large extinct saurians - a term under which the Victorians commonly lumped ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, pterosaurs and their kin - makes exciting reading and has caught the attention of palaeontologists, historians of science and the general public alike. The papers in this collection go beyond the familiar tales about famous fossil hunters and focus on relatively little-known episodes in the discovery and interpretation (from both a scientific and an artistic point of view) of dinosaurs and other inhabitants of the Mesozoic world. They cover a long time span, from the beginnings of modern scientific palaeontology in the 1700s to the present, and deal with many parts of the world, from the Yorkshire coast to Central India, from Bavaria to the Sahara. The characters in these stories include professional palaeontologists and geologists (some of them well-known, others quite obscure), explorers, amateur fossil collectors, and artists, linked together by their interest in Mesozoic creatures.
Category: Science

Discovering Dinosaurs

Author : Mark Norell
ISBN : 0520225015
Genre : Science
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Explains the evolutionary relationship of dinosaurs, answers fifty specific questions about them, profiles forty-one specimens, and describes six expeditions of the American Museum of Natural History.
Category: Science

Prehistoric Mammals

Author : Kenneth McNamara
ISBN : 9781920843601
Genre : Nature
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In 1909 a rich accumulation of many thousands of bones was excavated from Mammoth Cave in Australia’s south-west. Many of the bones far exceeded in size any modern-day native mammal, evidence that in prehistoric times giant mammals had roamed the Australian bush. They included a marsupial the size of a buffalo, kangaroos more than two metres tall, wallabies much bigger than any living species, a marsupial ‘lion’ about the size of a leopard, giant echidnas and wombats, plus the thylacine (Tasmanian tiger). What did these animals look like and how did they live? And how did they become extinct in a relatively short period of time?
Category: Nature

Prehistoric Man Enhanced Ebook

Author : Robert Byrne
ISBN : 9781429116268
Genre :
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PowerPoint Presentation Included! Prehistoric Man contains 12 PowerPoint slides, 4 reproducible pages, and a richly detailed teacher's guide. Among the topics covered in this volume are prehistoric sites, the Olduvai Gorge, Paleolithic men, Neanderthal man, Paleolithic animals and tools, Cro-Magnon man, Paleolithic art, Cro-Magnon art, and the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods.


Author : George Laurence Gomme
ISBN : MINN:319510021184197
Genre : Archaeology
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Category: Archaeology