Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while sparking an interest in life science, natural history, and paleontology.
Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs Under the Sea episodes include:
Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean.
Carla Cretoxyrhina - On this underwater excursion, the Pteranodon family meets up with Carla Cretoxyrhina, a young shark who turns out to be much nicer than her reputation suggests.
The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers - The Pteranodon family travels deep underwater on the Dinosaur Train to view two backwards-bounding brothers named Max and Mitch Michelinoceras.
Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the ""T. rex of the Ocean.""
Elmer Visits the Desert - Our Pteranodon family takes their ocean friend Elmer Elasmosaurus on the Dinosaur Train to a place he's never been before: the desert!
Shiny's Sea Shells - Shiny, with help from Buddy, Tiny, and Don, looks for the shiniest sea shells she can find, but ends up making a new friend named Henry, a hermit crab.
Jess Hesperornis - The Pteranodons venture to the Big Pond to find out if dinosaurs can live in the water.
The Old Spinosaurus and the Sea - Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to fish in a new place, where they meet a huge, grumpy old dinosaur, called a Spinosaurus, who doesn't want the kids in his sea.
Learning Elements - - Harnessing children's enthusiasm for and curiosity about dinosaurs, Dinosaur Train sparks 3-6 year old children's interest in life science and natural history. The show encourages children to compare the characteristics of ancient animals with those that are alive today. As they explore a variety of interesting animals past and present, children develop the inquiry skills and core knowledge needed to help them think, talk and act like scientists.
- Interactive Game
- Coloring Pages
- Dinosaur Reference Guide
- Information for Parents
Producer: The Jim Henson Company, Inc.
Production Year: 2010
Director: Craig Bartlett
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen