Glencoe Earth Science

Unit 4: Change and Earth's History

Earth's History Mural

Project Type: History
Discover some of earth’s inhabitants of different time periods using the fossil record.

Research a period in the geologic time scale and then chart the possible Earth inhabitants of that period. Create a drawing that shows what you think might have been a typical scene during that period in Earth’s history. Categories may include:

  • plants
  • fish
  • reptiles
  • mammals
  • birds

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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