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Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth's 4.6-billion-year-old history.

 
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Rock Cycle

7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rocks and Minerals emerge from the ever changing Earth.

 
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rockcycledice
   

Geologic Time Mini Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Earth’s rocks and other materials provide a record of its history.

 
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geologic time
   

Radioactive Dating

7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
7th Grade Science » Unit: Geologic Time
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Complex and microscopic structures and systems can be visualized, modeled, and used to describe phenomena.

 
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radiometric dating
   

History of Earth: Part 1: Discovery

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The Earth started as a ball of dust?!!

 
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formation of
   

History of Earth: Part 1: Pre-Requisite

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Continents are pushed by a powerful force.

 
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History of Earth: Part 1: Assessment

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Demonstrate your learning.

 
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early man
   

History of Earth: Part 1: Direct Instruction

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Climate change has been around a long time - but that doesn't mean it's good!

 
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snowball earth v1
   

History of Earth Project Workshop (Day 1)

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Standards:
 
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colored pencils 2
   

History of Earth Part 1: Problem Solving

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Geologic events change biology.

 
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cretaceous meteor
   

History of Earth: Part 1: Follow up

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Plants. Fish. Amphibians. Reptiles. Disaster.

 
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cambrian
   

History of Earth: Part 1: Reteach/Extend

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 1
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The history of Earth takes place of an enormous amount of time.

 
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History of Earth Project Workshop (Day 4)

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What would I see if I went back in time to an ancient time period?

Standards:
 
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workshop 4
   

History of Earth Project Workshop (Day 3)

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What organisms would I see if I went back in time to an ancient time period?

Standards:
 
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trilobite
   

History of Earth Project Workshop (Day 2)

7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
7th Grade Science » Unit: History of Earth: Part 2
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you locate important facts?

Standards:
 
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workshop 3
   

You Are a Time Traveler at the Museum

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using iPads or a camera and note taking skills, students learn to use a prehistoric exhibit to develop a timeline and show understanding of how the Earth tells history through rock layers.

 
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