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Interactive video lesson plan for: Where Are All the Dinosaur Brains?

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We've found plenty of dinosaur bones all around the world, but is it possible to find any fossilized soft tissues from ancient animals?

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Sources:

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geology/soft-tissue-dinosaur.htm
http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geology/soft-tissue-dinosaur-fossil.htm
http://www.fossilmuseum.net/fossilrecord/fossilization/fossilization.htm
http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Paleobiology/CambrianExplosion.htm
http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Fossil_Sites/Chengjiang.htm
https://www.livescience.com/41537-t-rex-soft-tissue.html
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/dinosaur-shocker-115306469/
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/cambrian/burgess.html
http://burgess-shale.rom.on.ca/en/index.php
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/03/4/l_034_02.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/28/science/first-fossilized-dinosaur-brain.html
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/proof/2017/05/nodosaur-fossil-discovery-science-photography/
https://www.livescience.com/52696-ornithomimus-fossil-feathers-found.html
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/02/dinosaur-brains-and-other-remarkable-fossil-finds-palaeontology-soft-tissue-birds
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/feathered-dinosaur-tail-amber-theropod-myanmar-burma-cretaceous/

Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Othnielia.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edmontosaurus_pelvis_left.jpg
http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Cambrian-Explosion/enigmatic/ifossil41.htm
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/128243.php
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/science/2005-03/Schweitzer_Public.html

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