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University of California's Museum of Paleontology: Geologic Timeline
University of California's Museum of Paleontology has created a hyperlinked Geologic Timeline with all sorts of details about each time unit that may be useful later in the course. Each hyperlink contains a variety of information including stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and tectonics associated with that specific time period. Users can also link to an Introduction to Geology page and a description of the Museum's geology wing.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restriction information unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-206
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Teacher Resources at Univ. of California: Museum of Paleontology'
This resource is part of 'Continental Drift'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Allen G. Collins
Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover

Author: Brian R. Speer
Museum of Paleontology