Glencoe Earth Science
Change and Earth's History
Earth's History Mural
Project Type: History
Have the student discover some of earth’s inhabitants of different time periods by using the fossil record.
Have students research a period in the geologic time scale and then chart the possible Earth inhabitants of that period. Have them create a drawing that shows what they think might have been a typical scene during that period in Earth’s history. Categories may include:
The following are sites to help research the geologic time scale. Students may use these and or any other site they find.
Geologic Time Scale:
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