The Day The Mesozoic Died
Chris Monsour describes how he uses the short film The Day The Mesozoic Died in his classroom. The film illustrates the scientific process, showing the evidence that led to the hypothesis that an asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs. The extensive supplementary materials provided with the film help to dive deeper into the topic and engage students.
Bernice O'Brien describes how she uses the "Finding the Crater" activity to allow her students to build scientific claims from real-world evidence.
In this article, hear from Maryland educator Laura Dinerman about how she uses our mass extinctions resources to consider how the KT extinction connects with global species declines we’re experiencing today.
Interested in using our biogeography resources to help your students reason from evidence? In this article from California educator Nikki Chambers, see how she uses our suite of ‘Wallace Line’ activities to have her students construct explanations.