Quaternary Period Teacher Resources

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The Gopher Tortoise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
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Prehistoric Mesosaurus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars draw conclusions why Mesosaurus has only been found in Africa and Brazil and how its fossil remains serve as important evidence that shows where two continents were once joined together.
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Mammoth Extinction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore various hypotheses concerning the extinction of the woolly mammoth.
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Geological Time Scale

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geological time instructional activity, student use a geologic time scale to understand the difference between eons, eras, and periods. Then learners complete 2 short answer questions.
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Geologic Timeline

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the events that took place between the Cenozoic and Precambrian era. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders create a geologic timeline using the computer. They add pictures and graphics to enhance their work.
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Toilet Paper Geologic Time Scale

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars examine and demonstrate the extent of geologic time compared to recent time. They develop a demonstration of geologic time using an unrolled roll of toilet paper, with each sheet of toilet paper representing 20 million years.
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Bellwork April 12-16

For Students 7th - 9th
In this bellwork activity, students answer questions about the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras. They answer questions about fossils, half life, and radioactive material.
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Geologic Timeline

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a geologic timeline from the Cenozoic Era to the Precambrian Era. They use Timeliner software to create the timeline and include pictures, graphics, and information on pivotal events from each era/period.
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The Cenozoic Era

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Cenozoic Era worksheet, students recognize words that relate to this time period. Students complete a crossword puzzle by finding all of the twelve Cenozoic Era clues.

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