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CLIP 13152

Planet Dinosaur: Spinosaurus - using evidence to solve a mystery

Planet Dinosaur: Spinosaurus - using evidence to solve a mystery
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Key Info
  • Planet Dinosaur: Spinosaurus - using evidence to solve a mystery
  • Duration: 03:37
  • An introduction to the mighty Spinosaurus, its habitat and its feeding patterns. We see paleontological evidence showing a fragment of fossilised bone embedded in the tooth socket of a Spinosaurus' jaw, which raises the question, where did it come from? Four suspects are suggested for you to investigate before the truth is revealed. Created especially for Class Clips from the CBBC series Planet Dinosaur Files, first broadcast in December 2011.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Ideas and Evidence

  • Keywords: evidence, fossil, skeleton, carnivore, herbivore, prehistoric, paleontology, Kimmerosaurus, Sarcosuchus, Kimmerasaurus, Onchopristis, PlanetDinosaur
Ideas for use in class
  • To be used as an introduction to an enquiry based task where children must compare a range of evidence in order to discover the origins of the mystery fragment of bone.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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