Geologic Time - When Was Coal Formed?
Students examine geologic periods and determine the major happenings in each. They complete a chart of information about the characteristics of geologic eras. They create timeline that shows the major epochs, periods, and eras.
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Worksheet: How Do We Know How Old Earth Is?
A short reading passage about types of evidence used to estimate Earth's age is provided before giving junior geologists a research assignment. They define petrology, stratigraphy, and paleoontology. They describe the job of a geologist...
6th - 9th Science
Warm Up: When Modern Human Behavior Appeared in Early Hominids
Upper graders or entry college level learners use the provided article links to answer three questions regarding early modern human behavior. They compose short essay responses that accommodate each part of the overarching question,...
12th - Higher Ed Science
How to Create Cleaner Coal
It's easy to take for granted the the importance of electricity in modern society, and even easier to overlook the environmental cost that is paid for all that energy. Watch as this video explores the detrimental impact burning coal has...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable