Geologic Time Scale: Evolution and Extinctions

Lesson Objective:  Students will explore and explain the geologic time scale.  Students will understand how lifeforms have changed over time which is a fundamental concept of evolution. Students will perform a hands on activity to demonstrate rock strata and fossil evidence of change in form over time.

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Tasks:

1.  Click here to download the smartboard lesson.  Complete the lesson with the teacher.

2.  Perform the hands on simulation of discovering fossils in rock strata and making relational connections between them based on bone similarities.

3.  Click here to view Learn Genetics Geologic Time Scale.

4.  Click here to view things you may not know about evolution by Learn Genetics.