Chicxulub Impact Event paper model (PDF)

Albertosaurus skeleton

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  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

United States Department of the Interior (DOI), United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Description: 

This report illustrates how dinosaurs may have become extinct as a result of an asteroid impact. Students will better understand the mass extinctions that have been part of the Earth's history. Included are templates for making two paper models, instructions for their assembly, and a discussion of a possible asteroid impact at Chicxulub, Mexico.

Publication Year: 

1997

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Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No

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