L et's clear something up right away dinosaurs aren't extinct not entirely every magpie, pigeon, penguin, and ostrich alive today - every single bird - is a dinosaur they're all. The stegosaurus and the allosaurus are two dinosaurs who roamed the earth millions of years ago image: luke jones most scientists agree that dinosaurs became extinct after a huge asteroid (space rock) struck the earth. Non-avian dinosaurs before we look at the various theories put forward to explain the extinction of the dinosaurs, we need to point out that in this article, when we talk about 'dinosaurs', we mean 'non-avian dinosaurs.
Dinosaurs evolved and became extinct, although many theists are now aware that birds are the evolutionary descendants of dinosaurs young-earth creationists have a problem with the fact that dinosaurs once existed but no longer do. How does the bible explain dinosaurs, or any other extinct animal species at this point in society, most people have accepted that dinosaurs, as well as various other extinct species, existed and thrived millions of years before humans were present on the face of the planet. Explaining dinosaurs' extintion 1385 words feb 4th, 2018 6 pages the theories that explain their extinction at the end of the cretaceous period are the asteroid, the volcanoes, and the major climatic changes.
Since they believe man and dinosaur existed on this planet 6000 years ago, what's their explanation of why all the dinosaurs died out so recently. At any rate, biblical history has an explanation for dinosaurs, their creation, life-style, and extinction christian parents are encouraged to use them to teach biblical truth dr john morris is president of the institute for creation research. Dinosaurs are used more than almost anything else to indoctrinate children and adults in the idea of millions of years of earth history however, the bible gives us a framework for explaining dinosaurs in terms of thousands of years of history, including the mystery of when they lived and what happened to them. According to this theory, too many meat-eating dinosaurs evolved, eating all the plant-eaters, causing all dinosaurs to die these ideas have the same pitfall described earlier they explain dinosaur extinction but ignore the extinction of other groups.
The university of california museum of paleontology offers an excellent collection of online exhibits, including activities about paleontology and dinosaurs for kids for instance, the site includes these classroom activities about adaptation and extinction for 2nd and 3rd graders. In short, the diluvian model for dinosaur extinction fits the evidence better than anything else god killed all the dinosaurs in the flood, saving only representatives of each kind in the ark then man, in his pursuit of power and notoriety, slayed dragons and other dangerous beasts to excess. Paragraph 1: dinosaurs rapidly became extinct about 65 million years ago as part of a mass extinction known as the k-t event, because it is associated with a geological signature known as the k-t boundary, usually a thin band of sedimentation found in various parts of the world (k is the traditional abbreviation for the cretaceous, derived from the german name kreidezeit. Most people think of dinosaurs as big, ferocious and extinct reptiles that's largely true, but there are some misconceptions dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes dinosaurs were the largest. Extinction theories two main camps exist in paleontology today, each having a different view of what killed the dinosaurs and other organisms at the k-t boundary controversy has surrounded the topic since 1980 it has become difficult for the public (and the scientific world at large) to understand the issue due to the tangled assemblage of.
Dinosaurs, as well as about half of all species on the planet, went extinct massive floods of lava erupting from the central atlantic magmatic province about 200 million years ago may explain the. Ever wondered how the dinosaurs became extinct a power point, aimed at year 2, looking at 4 theories and how they played a part in the extinction of the dinosaurs the last 4 slides are for the children to cut up and design their own poster. The creationist argument: in order to square the existence of dinosaurs with the book of genesis--which, according to the most fundamentalist interpretation, posits a world that came into being a little over four thousand years ago--creationists insist that dinosaurs were created ex nihilo, by god, along with all the other animals. The permian-triassic (p-t or pt) extinction event, sometimes informally called the great dying, was an extinction event that occurred approximately 2510 million years ago (mya), forming the.
The dinosaurs were reptiles that lived millions of years ago the word dinosaur is derived from two greek words meaning terrible lizard however the dinosaurs were not really lizards, although the size of some of them was terrifying the largest dinosaur was the biggest animal that ever lived on dry land, with a weight that was many times. Prevailing theories about the extinction of dinosaurs include continental shifts, depletion of resources, climate change, and most commonly, a meteor that collided with the earth with nuclear bomb-scale fallout around 65 million years ago (via the smithsonian national institute of natural history. However, the data still don't explain why a number of enantiornithines and other prehistoric birds that didn't live in trees also went extinct one of the nicest aspects of this new study. Dinosaur extinction is still a major enigma of earth history in this review article, extinctions in the geological record will be briefly mentioned.
Definitive explanation to explain dinosaurs' extinction, there are various theories that attempt to account for the mystery of their extinction the theories that explain their extinction at the end of the cretaceous period are the asteroid, the volcanoes, and the major climatic changes. Dinosaurs were one of many groups that evolved after the greatest mass extinction in history, which happened 252m years ago between the permian and triassic periods. For over 150 million years, dinosaurs were the dominant animals on the planet then, about 65 million years ago, toward the end of the cretaceous period, they became extinct.