Cenozoic Era Teacher Resources
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A Quick Look at the History of Life on Earth Part 2 - The Phanerozoic EonLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Three eras of the current Phanerozoic geological eon are broken down for your pupils. Biological features of the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras are listed, along with the possible causes of mass extinctions. Plenty of diagrams,...
Worksheet: The Geological Time ScaleLesson Planet
6th - 9th
After reading a passage about geological time and fossil evidence, Earth historians write answers to six questions about what they learned. They are also directed to design a board game that would teach players about the geological time...
From the Fall of Dinos to the Rise of HumansLesson Planet
13 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We live in the Cenozoic Era, and most of the animals we recognize first appeared in this era. However, the animals that existed at the start of the era bear little resemblance to present day. As one part of a larger series, individuals...
Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on EarthLesson Planet
6th - 8th
A somewhat amusing assignment, this worksheet lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and fill-in-the-blank-style...
Geological Time Line Comparison-Earth and MissouriLesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this geological time line worksheet, students compare the time lines they created of the earth's history to the history of Missouri. They answer questions about the eras, the scale of the time lines and the major events that occurred...
FAQs From Our First YearLesson Planet
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After a year of PBS Eons videos, viewers raised some excellent points and questions. The hosts highlight the most common including classification of animals, when a new eon starts, how to pronounce scientific terms, and many other...