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Geologic Time
This site provides animations, images, interactive maps and videos that can be used to teach about the concept of geologic time. Visual resources cover some specific topics of earth history including plate tectonics, continental drift, relative age dating and paleontology. These resources are appropriate for an introductory level geology course.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Video
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Paleontology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes is allowed as long as attribution is retained. To this end, the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the terms of which are defined at:
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-765
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Laurie Cantwell
Montana State University and Carleton College, Science Education Resource Center