Northern Alberta's Dinosaur Discoveries: Dino Trails (Season 1)
Catalogue Number: BYP043
Producer: Brandy Y Productions
Producing Agencies: Brandy Y Productions
Subject: Anthropology, Archaeology, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Geography, History, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2016
Running Time: 10:00
Closed Captions: Yes
The dinosaur tracks in Grande Cache, Alberta are very dramatic, and many travellers come to experience these prints first hand. The first tracks were uncovered in the late 1980's as coal was being mined, and Tyrell Museum experts evaluated the discovery. There is a diversity of track types and they hope to develop interpretive sites that will bring more tourists to contribute to the economy of the area as mines and forestry industries decline here. The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in nearby Wembly offers tools for visitors to engage with the exhibits. Guided hikes through the Pipestone Creek Bonebed may include watching researchers at work in this location where a mysterious, mass death of horned dinosaurs occurred. Researchers know there is much more to be learned about life in the Cretaceous Period by exploring this rich area.
Produced by Brandy Yanchyk.
The Dinosaur Echo (44 Minute Version)Brandy Y Productions BYP003
Alberta is home to most of Canada's dinosaur fossils and is one of the world's richest sources...
Foothills to the Badlands: Canada Over the Edge (Season 3)Blue Ant Media BAM171
From the city of Calgary - south to the border region, - and finally, to the town of Drumheller, we...
King of the Dinosaurs: W5CTV CTV649
Phil Currie has devoted much of his 65 years to digging up dinosaur bones and studying them. It's a...
Our Canada: The Interior PlainsMcIntyre Media Inc. MCI096
The Plains region of Canada is an area of a variety of interesting landforms. Sometimes called...