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Dinosaur Communication

Image courtesy of Zissoudisctrucker, via Wikimedia Commons

Lesson

Listen to the Parasaurolophus dinosaur of the day segment on I Know Dino and our interview with Dr. David Evans (under “Materials”). Then discuss what you learned.

Recommended For

Elementary, Middle School

Goals

  • Learn how Parasaurolophus may have communicated
  • Discuss other aspects of Parasaurolophus

Materials

    Potential Discussion Questions

    • What did scientists used to think Parasaurolophus used its crest for?
    • Why might Parasaurolophus use its crest for communicating?
    • How might Parasaurolophus use its crest for communicating?
    • When might Parasaurolophus use its crest for communicating?