Flying Dinosaurs: Lesson for Kids


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Dinosaurs are characterized by all of following EXCEPT _____.

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1. Ancient flying reptiles are also called _____.

2. Paleontologists have found the remains of pterosaurs _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the third Jurassic Park movie, one of the characters asks Dr. Grant what kind of enclosure they're in and he answers, 'It's a bird cage.' He's right, sort of, but he's not talking about our feathered friends. He's talking about flying dinosaurs! On this quiz and worksheet, you will answer test questions about what these animals actually were and other interesting things about them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on the quiz will test you on:

  • What flying reptiles are called
  • Where their fossils have been found
  • Which kind of food they ate

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about what a flying reptile's wings are made of
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to name some common things about dinosaurs
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about what we call an ancient reptile that was able to fly

Additional Learning

Study the lesson called Flying Dinosaurs: Lesson for Kids to find out more about them. By the end of the lesson, you should know how to:

  • Tell where modern birds came from
  • Name the geologic time periods that flying reptiles lived in
  • Describe how big some of them were