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Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.

 
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Relative Age of Rocks

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

Rocks, fossils, and other types of natural evidence tell Earth’s story.

 
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law of superposition
   

Pangaea - Wegener's Puzzling Evidence

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The theory of Plate Tectonics was debated for decades. Is Wegener's evidence compelling enough to convince you that the continents have moved over time?

 
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What Did T-Rex Taste Like?

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What did T-Rex taste like - chicken or tuna? We can infer what T-Rex might have tasted like by analyzing branching diagrams called cladograms. A cladogram can be used to answer questions based on shared inheritance.

 
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organisms
   

Getting Into the Fossil Record

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do organisms become fossils? Is there a fossil record for every organism that every lived?

 
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fossil record phillip martin
   

The Great Fossil Find - Working as a Paleontologist

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What we know and understand about the past can change as we discover new information.

 
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fossilfind
   

Stories from the Fossil Record

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Fossils are much more than fun collectibles. They are clues into the past!

 
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geologist m
   

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: 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
Next Gen Science
 
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