Dinosaurs / Paleontology for Kids
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Kidsdinos.com - "Find out which dinosaur was the largest, which was the smallest, which had the most horns, the longest neck, or which ate the most food." Get all your dino data for younger explorers here.
National Geographic - Prehistoric World - Brilliant interactive and content rich site that brings users right up to date with the latest finds.
The Paleontology Portal - "This site is a resource for anyone interested in paleontology, from the professional in the lab to the interested amateur scouting for fossils to the student in any classroom."
American Museum of Natural History - PaleontOLOGY - One of my personal favourites. Part of the OLOGY portal from the AMNH, a superb, user friendly interactive site. A must.
Dino Quest Online - "is the world’s first interactive, electronic dinosaur exhibit where guests are actually players interacting with the scientists at Dino Quest Headquarters and solving challenges as characters in a video game that has “come to life"". Wow!
Natural History Museum London - Dinos - brilliant site where you can see Dinosaurs in 3D, check out the Dino Directory and play some great dino games!
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