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Geological Time

 
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The aim of this lesson:

  • To understand the scale of geological time.
  • To be able to recall 8 key events from geological time: origin of the earth | first life arises | first fish | first land plants | dinosaurs evolve | first birds | mammals evolve | homo sapiens evolve.
  • To be able to link geological time to the age of the local geology
 
Geography Activities

The scale of geological time

Geological Time
 
 
Geography Activities

Understanding geological time

Geological Time
 
Geography Activities

Task One

  1. Use the link below to add 10 missing pieces of information to the geological time scale.
  2. Add these events to your scale: origin of the earth | first life arises | first fish | first land plants | dinosaurs evolve | first birds | mammals evolve | homo sapiens evolve
  3. For each of the Periods listed on your geological timescale look at the corresponding images on the BBC website. For each image write one word that summaries that image and therefore time period - no word can be repeated.
 
Hyperlink
  BBC Nature: History of life on Earth
 
App Suggestion
  App suggestion: iPhone: geotimescale [Free], iPad: geotimescale enhanced HD [£0.69]
 
Geography Activities

How old is our local geology?

Geological of the Lac Léman Region
 
How old are the rocks in your local region? You may have to use some cunning skills of translation!
 
App Suggestion
  App suggestion: iGeology [Free]
 
Geography Review

Review

 
Test time: can you recall 8 key events from geological time: origin of the earth | first life arises | first fish | first land plants | dinosaurs evolve | first birds | mammals evolve | homo sapiens evolve?
 

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