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Zoom Dinosaurs®
T. rex skeleton
Zoom Dinosaurs is a comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs. It is designed for students of all ages and levels of comprehension. It has an easy-to-use structure that allows readers to start at a basic level on each topic, and then to progress to much more advanced information as desired, simply by clicking on links.

Table of Contents
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If you are looking for information about a particular dinosaur or other paleontology topic, try the Dinosaur Dictionary.

All About Dinosaurs:
   •What is a Dinosaur?
   •93 Dinosaur Information Pages, including Apatosaurus, T. rex, Triceratops, Velociraptor, and more!
   •107 Dinosaur Print-outs
   •How Dinosaurs are Named
   •What Do Dinosaur Names Mean?
   •The Evolution of Dinosaurs
   •Dinosaurs and Birds
   •Record Breakers
   •Dinosaur Myths

Dino News:
   •News Index

Anatomy and Behavior:
   •Blood Pressure
   •Brains
   •Defense
   •Diet
   •General Anatomy
   •Herds and Packs
   •Hot or Cold Blooded?
   •Is it Male or Female?
   •Life Span
   •Locomotion
   •Offense
   •Reproduction, Nests, and Eggs
   •Size
   •Skeleton
   •Skin
   •Tail
   •Teeth

The Mesozoic Era:
Explore the climate, geology, and dinosaurs from these ancient times.
   •The Mesozoic Era
     ••Triassic period
     ••Jurassic period
     ••Cretaceous period
   •Ages of the Mesozoic

Classification:
   •Dinosaur Classification
     ••Major Dinosaur Families
     ••Dinosaur Genera
     ••Saurischians - "Lizard-Hipped" Dinos
     ••Ornithischians - "Bird-Hipped" Dinos
   •What are Taxonomy and Cladistics?
   •Not Dinosaurs, but Old and Interesting
   •Dinosaur Cladogram (includes all of ornithodira)

Dinosaur Fun!
   •Dinosaur Jokes
   •Online Coloring Book
   •Games, Puzzles, Quizzes, and Activities
   •Dinosaur Museums
   •Dinosaur Crafts
   •Art and Stamps
   •Movies
   •Vote for Your Favorite Dinosaur
   •Dino Fiction
   •Dinosaur Fan Pictures

Illustrated Dinosaur Dictionary - over 1,504 entries: hundreds of dinosaurs and other ancient life forms, paleontology and geology terms, and the great fossil hunters of all time!

Extinction:
Why did the dinosaurs go extinct?
   •What is Extinction?
   •The Alvarez Asteroid Theory
   •Other K-T Extinction Theories
   •Studying Extinctions

Fossils:
   •First Dinosaur Fossil Discoveries
   •What are Fossils?
   •How Fossils Form
   •Types of Fossils
   •Finding Fossils
   •Excavating Fossils
   •Dating Fossils
   •Bony Jigsaw Puzzles
   •Great Fossil Hunters
   •Fossil Locations
      ••Africa
      ••Antarctica
      ••Asia
      ••Australia
      ••Europe
      ••North America
        ••Canada
        ••Mexico
        ••Official US State dinos
      ••South America

Dinosaur Quizzes:
   •Interactive, Illustrated Dinosaur Quiz! See if you know 10 basic dinosaur facts. The answers, both right and wrong, are explained thoroughly.
   •Find It! Dinosaur Quizzes to print out.
   •On-line Dinosaur Jumbled-Picture Quizzes! When you answer the questions correctly, a dinosaur picture will appear.
   •Dinosaur Word Unscrambles Unscramble words to answer dino questions.

Questions and Answers:
   •Top Dinosaur Questions!
   •Questions and Answers

Plants From the Time of the Dinosaurs:
Mesozoic Plants
   •Triassic Plants
   •Jurassic Plants
   •Cretaceous Plants

Classroom Activities and Links:
   •Dinosaur Print-outs
   •Dinosaur Calendar to Print
   •Dinosaur Alphabet Book
   •Dinosaur Crafts
   •Dino Crossword puzzle
   •PreK-Grade 2 Activities and Print-outs
   •Grade 3+ Activities and Print-outs
   •How to Write a Great Dinosaur Report
   •How to Write a Funny Dinosaur Poem
   •References and Recommended Books
   •Recommended Links
   •How to Cite Zoom Dinosaurs

Geologic Time Charts:
   •Detailed version
   •Short version
   •Just the Mesozoic Era

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