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Find It! in Zoom Dinosaurs

PangaeaAnswer the following questions about the Era when the dinosaurs lived after or while reading the web pages on "Mesozoic Era" in Zoom Dinosaurs.

To get to the section on the Mesozoic Era, go to and then click on "Mesozoic Era" in the "Table of Contents."

1. How many years did dinosaurs live on Earth? _____________________

2. Name the three periods of the Mesozoic Era. _________________ , _________________ , _________________ .

3. When did dinosaurs appear on Earth (list both the period and the approximate number of years ago)? ______________________

4. What other major group of animals evolved around the same time?_______________________

5. What is the name of the major extinction that preceded the Mesozoic Era?__________________

6. What is the name of the supercontinent that existed during the early Mesozoic Era? __________________________________

7. During what period did the huge sauropod dinosaurs (the long-necked plant-eaters) live? _______________________

8. During what period did T. rex live? _______________________

9. When did the dinosaurs go extinct? ______________________

10. What huge event happened at the end of the Mesozoic Era? ________________

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Level: Grade 2-3 Subject: reading, writing, introduction to research on the Internet, dinosaurs

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