Holocene Period Teacher Resources

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100,000,000 Years From Now

For Students 6th - 12th
Holocene, Pleistocene, Pliocene, Miocene, Oligocene, Eocene, Paleocene ... wait, did I miss one? PBS Digital Studios explains how human impact on Earth has potentially brought about a new epoch in geologic history, the Anthropocene. The...
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From the Origins of Agriculture to the first Early River Valley Civilizations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Early civilizations developed into complex societies because of the advent of stable agricultural practices and plant/animal domestication. Share the earliest civilizations to grow from the first agricultural revolution with your class....
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Which Bear Is Best?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it survival of the fittest, or just luck? The video focuses on two examples, bears and ferrets, living in North America and Asia. It explains which animals are thriving and which are in danger of going extinct and the reasons. 
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Active Faulting in Idaho

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use CAD maps to explore active faults in Idaho. Through observation of maps, they explore the layers of the Quaternary and Holocene faults. Individually, or in groups, they identify characteristics of faults such as scarps,...
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A Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students gather data about the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, make comparisons between the two, and determine the factors that influence the amount of shaking that occurs in an area due to an earthquake. They identify that the distance is...
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How Was Coal Formed?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Geology can be a lot of fun. Learners review geology related vocabulary, make flashcards, use encyclopedias to answer questions, then explore the formation of coal. They identify dates and order them into key time frames of geologic...
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Geology: History of Earth

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the history of the Earth and the study of geology. They explain the different time periods in the history of the Earth. Students create a salt and flour map of the Earth as it was during their time period. They research...
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Go Fish!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are introduced to the culture of the Kumeyaay. Using their text, they discover how they used their native flora and fauna in San Diego. They participate in a matching game and examine the types of organisms who make their home...

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