Dinosaster quiz
‘Dinosaster’ quiz
Play the game and test your knowledge" a lesson plan inspired by the T Rex skeleton cast at the Great North Museum.

KS2 Science
National Curriculum: Primary Science.
This exercise supports the Year 6 requirements:

“Pupils should be taught to recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the earth millions of years ago”.


Learning Objectives
Pupils will gain knowledge and understanding of types of Dinosaurs from playing the game because they have to collect facts to gain lives. There is a quiz element to test knowledge built into the game and this learning can be reinforced outside of the game by the Dino Quiz sheet.

dinosaster game
Suggested Classroom Activity

Culture Street has produced a game-app on the theme of the Dinosaur extinction.

Get the pupils to play the game. The activity will work on desktop, tablet or mobile.

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Suggested Classroom Activity

Allow the pupils to explore the game and hopefully some pupils will successfully reach level three.

Download the Dino Quiz sheet and reinforce the learning of the facts in the game with a quick group quiz.

Development Activity

Use our other teaching resource on fossil collection and scientific theories
around the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Teachers section extinction of dinosaurs here


Pupils will increase their understanding of ‘working scientifically’. They will learn about the role of conferences in science. They will understand the importance of the discovery of fossils and recent theories about the extinction of the dinosaurs. They will understand the significance of the work of Mary Anning

Resources, Notes and Links


Download lesson plan here