Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1name and describe two theories about how dinosaurs became extinctSummary sheet and/or student completed work
2draw a dinosaur from the Cretaceous periodStudent completed work and/or photograph(s)
3create a model or piece of artwork depicting an asteroid or volcanoStudent completed work and/or photograph(s)
4explain how the item in their model or artwork theoretically played a part in the extinction of dinosaursSummary sheet and/or student completed work
5draw a timeline of the different dinosaur periods, up until the present dayStudent completed work and/or photograph(s)
6explain what is meant by the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction eventSummary sheet and/or student completed work
7pinpoint on a map where the Chixulub crater hit earth, according to the Alvarez hypothesisSummary sheet and/or student completed work
8explain why some smaller animals, eg prehistoric birds, did not become extinct when dinosaurs did.Summary sheet and/or student completed work

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 2 April 2023Level - Level One