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The Geologic TimeString

Students create a simple tool to visualize geologic time. They create knots to represent the K/T, P/T and Precambrian boundaries in a 4.6 meter string with each millimeter representing one million years. They then refer back to this tool often during a unit on geologic time.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 10th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
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