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108 reviewed resources for geologic era

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Peanut Butter Geology

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why are there old dinosaur bones in the museum? Because they can't afford new ones! The chapter contains seven hands-on activities at four different levels covering geological eras, dinosaurs, timelines, and statigraphy. 
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Earth Science Lesson Plans on Geologic Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Springboard your fourth and fifth graders into the study geologic time. They will complete 7 activities to learn about geologic time and the topics most often associated with it: astronomy, creation, planet formation, volcanology,...
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Geologic Time Using Inspiration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research about plants and animals that exist during the four geologic eras. In this earth science lesson plan, 8th graders create a graphic organizer using Inspiration. They develop symbols to represent plants, animals,...
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Dinosaur Tracks and Critical Thinking

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Get your young scientists excited about geology through the study of dinosaur tracks! They will use their power of observation to learn how tracks are made and use critical thinking strategies to suggest a scenario in which they were...
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A Brief History of Geologic Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know the history of Earth before humans—or any mammals—existed? An epic "Eons" series video explains the larger history of geologic time. It highlights the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages scientists use to divide...
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The History of Life on Earth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using meters as years, your class works together to map out the geologic time scale on a football field. Plenty of background information is included in this lesson plan as well as several resource links and a student worksheet. Your...
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Worksheet: The Geological Time Scale

For Students 6th - 9th
After reading a passage about geological time and fossil evidence, Earth historians write answers to six questions about what they learned. They are also directed to design a board game that would teach players about the geological time...
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Fossils & The Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is a straighforward and visually appealing presentation for your middle school earth science pupils. It introduces three types of fossils, relative vs. absolute dating, and the different eras of Earth's history. The eras are further...
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Geologic Time Using Inspiration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the four geologic eras for the type of life and land changes. They create symbols for plant life, animal life, and land formation and changes using Inspiration software. They present their timelines to the class.
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on Earth

For Students 6th - 8th
A somewhat amusing assignment, this worksheet lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and fill-in-the-blank-style...
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Geological Time Scale

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geological time activity, student use a geologic time scale to understand the difference between eons, eras, and periods. Then high schoolers complete 2 short answer questions.
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To The Clock of Eras

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the events of geological time using a chart called a "Clock of Eras". In this geological events lesson plan, 3rd graders compare a standard clock to a geological clock. In addition, students consider periods...
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Geologic Time Scale

For Students 8th - 10th
In this geologic time scale worksheet, students are given a list of terms and eras which they use to complete a time scale. They classify organic and inorganic changes that took place in the Precambrian era, the Cenozoic era, the...
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Geologic Timeline

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the events that took place between the Cenozoic and Precambrian era. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders create a geologic timeline using the computer. They add pictures and graphics to enhance their work.
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A Timeline of Geologic Events

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a geologic timeline using the computer. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders organize the events according to the correct sequence. They enhance their work by adding clip arts and appropriate pictures.
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Geologic Timelines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a timeline of geologic events of the Phanerozoic Eon. In this geologic timeline lesson, students view a handout that shows a timeline of the Earth's history. They create their own timeline of the Phanerozoic Eon...
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Time's a Ticking: The Earth's Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders assess a given statement whether it's a fact or fiction. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders research to make the false statements true. They compare the Earth's geologic scale to common everyday items.
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Geologic Time

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geologic time activity, students review how fossils were formed and the events that mark the various geological eras and periods. This activity has 10 fill in the blank and 9 short answer questions.
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Toilet Paper Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine and demonstrate the extent of geologic time compared to recent time. They develop a demonstration of geologic time using an unrolled roll of toilet paper, with each sheet of toilet paper representing 20 million years.
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A Quick Look at the History of Life on Earth Part 2 - The Phanerozoic Eon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Three eras of the current Phanerozoic geological eon are broken down for your pupils. Biological features of the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras are listed, along with the possible causes of mass extinctions. Plenty of diagrams,...
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Fossils: The Eras of the Earth's History

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students research the four geologic eras of Earth's history. In this extension on a fossils lesson, students research the different eras of Earth's history. Students use AppleWorks to create a bar graph containing information of the four...
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Geological Time Line Comparison-Earth and Missouri

For Students 8th - 10th
In this geological time line worksheet, students compare the time lines they created of the earth's history to the history of Missouri. They answer questions about the eras, the scale of the time lines and the major events that occurred...
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Diversity of Life: Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the history of Earth by creating a geologic time scale.  In this Earth History lesson plan, students practice sequencing events in their life as a way to get familiar with creating a time scale.  Students complete...