NASA eClips™: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota
Target: Grades 6-8
Length: 6 minutes 12 seconds
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In this NASA video segment, learn how space technology is used to help paleontologists discover fossils including "Dakota" -- a mummified Hadrosaur dinosaur. Taking images from satellites, paleontologists are able to locate areas on Earth where fossils are most likely to be found. This video also discusses how the discovery of the hadrosaur dinosaur has enabled scientists to further their research on dinosaurs.