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Time Travellers: Adventure to the Archaean
In this activity, students play the roles of time travelers and travel to the Archaean era to learn what early Earth was like during that time. They collect information on the Archaean atmosphere, life forms, and landscape, and write a report that summarizes its characteristics. A scoring rubric for the report is provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Marion O. Weaver.
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-048
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Marion O. Weaver
Steuben-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SA BOCES)

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation