The Mystery of the Death of the Dinosaurs

The Mystery of the Death of the Dinosaurs

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Overview

Why is tyrannosaurus rex no longer around?

What can fossils tell us about why the dinosaurs disappeared?

What was the Kt boundary event?

The mystery of the death of the dinosaurs has puzzled people for many years. Could these huge monsters really be wiped out by a single event? If so, what exactly happened?

Can Science Solve? explores some of the world's most baffling mysteries. Can we get to the bottom of them using science and logic, or will they continue to mystify us forever? Discover all of the theories, from the reasonable to the ridiculous, then decide for yourself what to believe.

These new editions have been updated to include:

expert explanations and dramatic illustrations

up-to-date information about scientific developments and research

analyses of fakes and hoaxes that explain how they were solved

a glossary to explain unfamiliar words, further resources, and web search tips.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588109316
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 6.04(h) x 0.11(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Unsolved Mysteries 4

Beginnings of a Mystery 6

Geological Time 8

What Were Dinosaurs Like? 10

The Dinosaurs' World 12

Fossil Evidence 14

The Dinosaur Extinction 16

The Impact Theory 18

The Dinosaur Extinction 16

Meteorite Evidence 20

The Habitat Loss Theory 22

More Extinction Theories 24

Extinction Through History 26

What Do You Think? 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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