Pteranodon Facts: Lesson for Kids

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The pteranodon inhabited the Earth about 85 to 75 million years ago, which was during the late _____ period.

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1. The pteranodon was a type of _____, which means it was a flying reptile.

2. The pteranodon had a _____ beak.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Not all the reptiles in the age of the dinosaurs walked on the ground or swam in the oceans. Several were very much at home in the sky, and the pteranodon was one of these. The questions on this quiz and worksheet will test you on when they lived, what they had on their heads, and what kind of reptile they were.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests you on:

  • Another name for a flying reptile
  • Which kind of animal the pteranodon was due to its diet of fish and meat
  • What it had on its head
  • Its beak

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about the period in which the pteranodon lived
  • Information recall - remember what you read about the shape of the pteranodon's head and what it might have helped with
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to describe the pteranodon's beak

Additional Learning

Study the lesson called Pteranodon Facts: Lesson for Kids if you would like to learn more. When you finish, you will be able to:

  • Pronounce pteranodon correctly
  • Tell how tall the pteranodon was
  • Describe the wingspan of a pteranodon
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