Interview with a palaeontologist

This interview text for year 6 and P7, linking to the topics Evolution and inheritance and biodiversity and interdependence, explains what Professor Kristi Curry Rogers does in her job as a vertebrate palaeontologist. Kristi studies dinosaur fossils to find out more about how they grew. She explains how she slices up a fossilised bone to find out information, what inspired her to become a palaeontologist and her favourite moment when she discovered a tiny baby sauropod in a drawer!

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets.
Year 6
Evolution and inheritance
Interview with a palaeontologist

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