Trilobite Project By: McKenna Holman Condit- Grade 5
Information on Trilobites: • Name Means: "Three lobes" • Type: Pre-dinosaur sea creatures • Lived When: Cambrian-Permian (540-248 million years ago) • Number of Segements: 2-44
Information Cont. • Weapons: Spines on its legs • Diet: Plankton, worms & other trilobites • Habitat: Every sea and ocean • Length: 1/32 to 15 inches
Trilobite FuNFaCtS! • Trilobites were a little like crabs, scuttling around on their jointed, spined legs. • Trilobites could be very small less than an inch, or bigger than a ruler. • Trilobites shed their shell so their body could grow, like a lot of today's sea creatures. • Trilobites eyes were solid crystal!