Current events discussion for classrooms: Dinosaur discovery

This article introduces the discovery of a new dinosaur fossil, then uses a particular feature of that fossil to launch a discussion of the biological uses of iridescence.

The images are intended to be projected onto a screen for the class, while the teacher reads the text aloud and uses the prompts to spark discussions about the concepts introduced. The basic level of text was written for grades 3-5, the general level is for grades 6-8, and the advanced level is for grades 9-12.