Do you know your dinosaurs? This box contains a variety of puppets, models, books and games to improve your dinosaur knowledge, as well as a selection of replica fossils and bones to develop your skills as a palaeontologist.
Who could use this?
Year 3 children would also enjoy investigating the bones and fossils to become palaeontologists as part of their Rocks science topic.
Year 3 Science: Rocks – describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock
What’s in the box?
- Fossil sets
- Dinosaur bones and measuring activity
- Dinosaur top trumps
- Dinosaur puppets
- Plastic dinosaurs
- Books and prompts
Download the full list of contents here.
The Primary Science Teaching Trust has some additional careers links you may like to look at. These are called “A scientist just like me” and introduce children to a diverse range of scientists.
The downloadable power point relevant to this box is Palaeobiologist Emma Dunne.