Inside this pterrific edition of Whizz Pop Bang, you’ll get to meet humungous pterosaurs as big as aeroplanes and small flying dinosaurs, thought to be the early ancestors of modern birds. You can craft a fantastic flapping pterosaur mobile, investigate how pterosaur crests might have helped them to fly and make your own model fossilised bones.
Find out how gliders soar through the air without engines, upcycle scraps into planet-friendly Christmas decorations and discover the secrets of Archaeopteryx, thought to be the link between dinosaurs and modern birds. Meet a palaeontologist who uses laser beams to reveal the secrets of ancient fossils and find out about Richard Owen, the fossil expert who gave dinosaurs their name.
Tagged in: Fossils, Archaeology and Dinosaurs, Adaptation & Evolution, Flight