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Earth History Tours, Inc.
In this activity, students play the roles of "time travel agents" creating an advertisement for a geologic time period which has been assigned to them. They will use the Earth Science Reference Tables (available on the internet) to learn some basic facts about their assigned period. A rubric for assessing student understanding is provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Project
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Nicole LaDue.
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-046
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Nicole LaDue
John Jay High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation