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Scientists locate dinosaur fossils in Mongolia's Gobi Desert. As they excavate the bones, a story of prehistoric life in the region emerges. A segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.
In this episode, host Emily Graslie sets the record straight on prehistoric life and misconceptions found in sci-fi movies. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
Host Emily Graslie interviews Joyce Havstad at The Field Museum. Havstad explains the concept "holotype" and discusses her current research into new species of prehistoric life. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
The horseshoe crab is a remarkable prehistoric animal and a modern medical marvel. Middle school students in South Carolina investigate horseshoe crabs, their life cycle, habitats, and the threats that affect them. One of nature’s puzzle pieces, they fit into place as an important partner with humans.
When scientists attempt to study prehistoric sharks, they typically only find their teeth. Since the teeth are the only fossil records, they are left to imagine what these creatures looked like. In this episode, host Emily Graslie highlights some of the teeth of prehistoric sharks. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
New research reveals why the saber-tooth tiger needed such large teeth.
With a rhyming text and paper collage illustrations, author-artist Bob Barner brings dinosaurs back to life and offers fun dinosaur facts. Based on the children's book.
This is a story about how life began on earth. What was the first living creature, and how did it adapt to the environment? From the Kool Books series narrated by Hector Bonilla.
Marvie loves dinosaurs, and her favorite is the tyrannosaur. She dons a dinosaur costume and imagines what it would be like to live with the dinosaurs. Part of the "Marvie" series.
The age of dinosaurs comes alive as viewers take a trip back in time. Students will discover how fossils are formed and come to understand that fossils can provide clues about how dinosaurs lived and died. Part of the Real World Science series.
Fossils are windows to the past. This program takes a look at how fossils are formed and preserved. Special attention is given to the meaning, significance, and use of fossils in telling about past life on Earth.
The dinosaurs were headed for trouble. They ate nothing but junk food. They never brushed their teeth. They stayed up all night, and they jumped off cliffs even though they could not fly. To avoid extinction, they evolved into birds.
In this episode, host Emily Graslie highlights the suckermouth armored catfish, dinosaur fossils, and a group of parasitic ants. Part of the "Natural News From The Field Museum" series.
During prehistoric eras, the geography of North America was different. It was cut into by a large inland sea. In present day Utah, Paleontologists use guide fossils as they search for other fossils of ancient marine life. Ultimately, they hope to discover a fossil of Plesiosaurus. Segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.
The Field Museum has a long history of hiring artists to help teach people about the dinosaurs and other early life on Earth. This episode features a few famous painters: Charles R. Knight, John Conrad Hansen, and Maidi Wiebe. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
Host Emily Graslie interviews Peter Makovicky, Associate Curator of Paleontology, about a new species of dinosaur he discovered: the Siats meekerorum. Based on the skeletal remains, evidence points to this being a newly discovered meat-eating dinosaur. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
Paleontologists today look at more than just fossil evidence to learn about organisms that lived millions of years ago. In this episode, host Emily Graslie seeks to answer the question, "How did mammals develop their specialized movements?" Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.
National Geographic Explorer Paul Sereno and his team are looking for the complete skeleton of Nigersaurus. They traveled to the Niger hoping to find enough bones to construct a complete replica of the dinosaur from the ground up. They begin their search in the dinosaur graveyard of the Sahara Desert. Segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.
Ethiopia's Rift Valley seems a barren landscape, but it hides untold archaeological riches. Dig in with Wild Chronicles and National Geographic researcher Zeray Alemseged and unearth a three-million-year-old baby. This historic discovery of tiny bones may shed new light on man's ancestry. Segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.
Dinosaur expert, Tyler Lyson discovered a mummified fossil of a duckbilled dinosaur. The mummy was carefully excavated and transported to a laboratory for a CT Scan. Researchers are hoping the 8,000 pound fossil will offer up a complete picture of dinosaurs that used to roam in North Dakota. Segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.
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Resources to teach younger students about animals
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