Sites; Research Sites; Link
Sites; Other Sites
Dinosaurs ***** (1)
Fantastic educational site based on the much acclaimed BBC TV. series
with lots to interest people of all ages. In the author's opinion the
best dino site. If you go to the main BBC index the full address should
Gazette **** (2)
The very popular free dino magazine which contains masses of cool stuff
Excellent detailed presentation of selective dino topics. Great images
as you would expect from National Geographic.
Dinosauria Online **** (4)
A broad review of dinosaur science with discussions of the hot topics
of today, plus plenty of links to other sites.
Dinosaurs **** (5)
An on-line hypertext book for students of all ages which includes lots
of dino pictures to print.
Dinosaurs **** (6)
Presents the dinosaur debate in a totally different way. By showing
how the theories on dinosaurs changed from Darwin's time to the present
day it provides an invaluable illustration of how scientific knowledge
evolves with time.
Scientist, The Rex Files
Many articles on dinos worth a read.
Lecture text which presents a balanced view of this mass extinction
which occurred at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary and was partly responsible
for the final extinction of the dinosaurs.
Gradual Extinction and Climate Change *** (9)
A balanced discussion of the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction with evidence
for more gradual extinction.
Page *** (10)
Concentrates on the impact theory of this mass extinction event, plus
interesting tabular data estimating the frequency of 'objects' crossing
the Earth's orbital path and the 'frequency of impactors' on Earth.
Channel Online, Fossil Zone *** (11)
Lots of interesting articles to explore plus reconstructions of dino
sounds and motion, and the largest dinosaur ever?
Channel Online, Dinosaurs in the Dunes *** (12)
Pictures from the dino expedition to the Gobi Desert.
Age of Dinosaurs *** (13)
Dinosaur and related topic lecture text outlines.
A major database of dinosaurs and other contemporaneous lifeforms, with
details and images of each type. From the NHM, London.
Major database of dino research data. Also has a wider educational value
as it attempts to answer many of the basic questions.
Reference Center *** (16)
In depth information about dinosaurs and the world they lived in.
Dinosauricon *** (17)
Much of this site is still 'under construction,' but it is still worth
visiting as it contains lots of details on dino species and how they
evolved through time, plus very useful palaeogeographic reconstructions
of the Earth's continents through time.
Lair **** (18)
Mostly significant for providing worldwide links on dino subjects as
diverse as Art, Eggs, Software and Exhibits.
in Cyberspace **** (19)
Links to every sort of dino site on the www.
Journal of Dinosaur
Palaeontology *** (20)
Links to masses of articles on the latest dino research.
A very comprehensive set of illustrations with links to their source
Links *** (22)
Regularly updated worldwide links.
Other sites of interest
A simple site presenting answers to the often asked dino questions
such as 'Where were the first discoveries of dinosaurs made?'
, Describes the basics of hunting for dinosaur fossils with
a list of USA sites.
Extinction, Summary of the Volcano-Greenhouse theory.
Data summaries/links for busy teachers.
Africa, The first
Dinosaur fossil discovered in South Africa: The Stegosaur Paranthodon
Africa, Sudwala Dinosaur
of Wight, Geology,
Jurassic Park, Dinosaurs
Guide to the Dinosaurs of Colorado
Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill Connecticut
Age of dinosaurs field trip.
Central, Lower Cretaceous Dinosaur