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Fossils are the stone remains of animals or plants that were once alive. Fossils can be the bones of a dead dinosaur or his big footprints in the sand. Usually only the skeletons of animals are left after millions of years. But sometimes a whole animal, like a woolly mammoth, gets trapped in ice.

DinosaurDays is an entertaining, visually stunning and challenging app for iPad (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dinosaurdays-animated-learning/id624264580?mt=8) or android tablet (http://amzn.com/B00CXQRDAY). There is also a "pocket" version for iPhone (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-dinos/id702813439?ls=1&mt=8) and Android Smartphone (http://amzn.com/B00EQ30714). See the website (www.dinosaurdays) for details! This resource tells the story about the rise and fall of the dinosaurs. DinosaurDays is for children aged 7-11 and can be used at home or at school as a supplemental learning tool. DinosaurDays was designed especially for girls. For teachers and home teachers, there is an extensive curriculum, background material, printable pages and a users' guide.

Other dinosaurs...

ARCHEOPTERYX: http://youtu.be/GudBjmi3mII
DATING FOSSILS: http://youtu.be/XRW-ATOUJus
DESMATOSUCHUS: http://youtu.be/lMN_JoLFkU8
EORAPTOR: http://youtu.be/Eqt7xf2Sqj8
MAIASAUR: http://youtu.be/EzvWVI-KcjE
SALTOPUS: http://youtu.be/mYwhZrlacOw
STEGOSAURUS: http://youtu.be/ckIHRT-SkIs
SUPERSAURUS: http://youtu.be/CuIGwt34SIk
TRICERATOPS: http://youtu.be/3-4UO1CD6Y4
TYRANNOSAURUS REX: http://youtu.be/u-yffxCXTi4
WHAT ARE FOSSILS? http://youtu.be/3rkGu0BItKM
WHAT IS EVOLUTION? http://youtu.be/wEwnyqPMIGA
WHAT IS PALEONTOLOGY? http://youtu.be/SEyl2rRa2YY

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