Australian Dinosaur Story

Student Activity 4 ~ Society and the environment
Back in time cross-offs

 

Follow the instructions below to cross off the words in the grid provided.

Instructions

  1. Cross off names of dinosaurs and other reptiles living during the Cretaceous Period.
  2. Cross off names of plants that thrived during the Age of the Dinosaurs.
  3. Cross off names of sea animals that lived during the Cretaceous Period.
  4. Cross off words that are Periods in geological history.
  5. Cross off names of dinosaur parts that may be preserved as fossils.
  6. Cross off the object that some scientists believe caused the 'mass extinction' of dinosaurs.
  7. Cross off the word meaning 'stomach stones', sometimes found in dinosaur fossils.
  8. Cross off words that describe large, destructive events on earth.
  9. Cross off words that mean a living species has gone forever.
  10. Cross off words that are present day Australian mammals.
  11. Cross off words that mean 'large'.
  12. Cross off words that are kinds of rock.
  13. Cross off the names of the footprints left by the Lark Quarry dinosaurs.
Muttaburrasaurus potoroo bilby Lark huge
big Quarry mega ginkgo wallaby
Minmi plesiosaur records limestone Ornithopod
pterosaur Sauropod belemnites giant cycad
jaw Coelurosaur Ichthyosaur the Ozraptor
granite extinct world's teeth koala
Theropod Cretaceous ammonites ferns only
vertebra volcano eruption Triassic kangaroo Wintonopus
thighbone died out known Rhoetosaurus sandstone
gastrolith dinosaur meteorite numbat earthquake
conifer shale enormous Jurassic stampede

 

Now place the remaining words (in order from left to right and top to bottom) remaining words will form a message.

The message reads

 

___ ___ ___ ___        ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___        ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

 

___ ___ ___        ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ' ___        ___ ___ ___ ___        ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

 

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___        ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ .

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