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Mrs. O'Brien's Class - DInosaur Research

What Am I?

Students chose an animal they wanted to research and found information about their animal using online sources such as a website or database. They recorded notes and used them to write clues about their animal. See how many animals you can guess right:)

What Am I? by Grace & Gavin What Am I? by John & Brody What Am I? by Alyssa & Michael What Am I? by Julius & Joey What Am I? by Kylie & Mackenzie What Am I? by Morghan & Abbie
What Am I? by Nick & Christopher What Am I? by Mabel & Sophia What Am I? by Tyler & Jon What Am I? by Jozef & Trevor What Am I? by Emma & Lake  

Dinosaur Research Projects
Students researched dinosaurs during library class and learned about their habitat, diet, behavior and where their fossils were located. They used websites and a database to find information and they learned how to take notes and write sentences about their dinosaurs. They also learned about sources and giving credit to the information they used in their projects. Students were required to create a Power Point to share their knew knowlegde.If you are having trouble viewing this then you need to have Power Point Viewer on your computer.It can be downloaded for free. Just click Here.
Xuanhanosaurus by John & Tyler Spinosaurus by Brody & Trevor Zephyrosaurus by Emma & Lake Herrerasaurus by Nicky & Julius Velociraptor by Christopher & Michael Brachiosaurus by Jozef & Gavin






Brachiosaururs [Autosaved].pptx
Dracorex by Joe & Alyssa Allosaurus by Grace & Mackenzie Shantungosaurus by Mabel & Kylie Ampelosaurus by Abbie & John Buchanan Liliensternus by Morghan & Sophia  






Mustang Mini Researchers
The purpose of this research project is to provide enrichment to students. The students learned about the research process; I Wonder...(Asking a question), I Find... (Getting the info you need), I Evaluate... (Understanding what you've found) and I Share...(Telling others what you learned). Students were required to take notes and create a story about a topic of their choice. The chose to use the iPad and an App called My Story. Students used non-fiction books,websites, or databases to find information. They learned how to use copyright free images and how to give credit to the sources they used in their projects.
Fancy Flowers by Hailey! Rockin' Reptiles by Griffin!

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Mini Mustang Research Group 2016
Non-Fiction Poetry Vokis
The purpose of this research project is to provide enrichment to students. The students learned about the research process; Plan, Search, Discover, Create and Share. Students were required to pick a topic of interest, research and record information and write a poem. They chose to record themselves reading their poems using an online tool called a voki at http://www.voki.com/. Students used non-fiction books, websites, or databases to find information. 
Sloth by Mabel

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This research project was a lot of fun to create. The students used a very cool tech tool called Postermywall.com. They created posters about the topics they researched.
Koala Bear by Mabel

Koala Bear by Mabel



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